The Jigawa State Government has given its approval for a two-hour cut in official work hours during the Ramadan fasting in 2023.
Alhaji Hussaini Ali Kila, the head of the civil service, said this in a statement sent to news reporters.
The announcement said that instead of working until 5 pm Monday through Thursday, state employees would now report to work at 9 am and leave by 3 pm.
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“While on Friday, workers would report by 9 am and close by 1 pm,” he said.
He said the gesture is to provide civil servants with opportunities to prepare for the Ramadan break and to have more time to observe the spiritual activities of the holy month of Ramadan.
In other news, the Kano State Hisbah Board has deployed personnel to mosques to ensure the safety of lives and property during the Holy month.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Public Relations Officer of the Board, Ibrahim Lawan on Thursday, March 23, 2023, in Kano, NAN reported.“Hisbah corps will visit mosques during Iftar, Tarawih, Tahajjud prayers to protect worshippers and their property from unpatriotic elements,” the Commander-General of the board, Dr Harun Ibn-Sina said.
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