Jigawa reduces official working hours for Ramadan

GOVENOR Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State has approved the cutting off the official working hours by two hours in the state during throughout this holy month of Ramadan (Fasting period)

This was contained in a press statement issued, signed and made available to newsmen in Dutse, the state capital by the Public Relations Officer,  Office of the State Head of the Civil Service, Mr. Ismailia Ibrahim, said the civil servants in the state would now report to the office at 9am and close by 3pm between Monday and Thursday against 5pm in the fast.

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The statement also stated that workers would on Friday reports to work on by 9am and close by 1pm against the usual 3pm.

According to the statement “The gesture is aimed at providing more opportunities to Civil Servants to prepare for their Ramadan break and also to have more time to observe spiritual activities in this holy month”.

The statement, therefore, It is stated civil Servants in the State would use the Ramadan  Period to pray for God’s guidance and blessings for the state and pray for the peace and economic prosperity of the State and Nigeria at large.


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