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OAU Staff sets to Resume

By Pelumi Hassan 
Prior to the directives of FG, on the 15th of October, 2020, OAU Staff sets to resume for work on Monday. The Federal Government directed civil servants who have not been working since March because of the COVID-19 pandemic to return to work on Monday, 19th October 2020.  This was disclosed by Boss Mustapha; the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Sanni Aiyu; the National Coordinator at a press briefing of the task force on Thursday ,15th October 2020. However, the resumption of the OAU staff was disseminated through a press release from the Office of the Registrar. All staff are advised to comply with the advisory on COVID-19 prevention. While there is still no news on the resumption of students, they are advised to stay safe and protest peacefully. Stay safe. Na person wey dey alive dey go school.  #EndSwat #Endsars

Osun Government Declares Hijrah holiday

By Uthman Samad

The State Governor of Osun , Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola has declared today, Tuesday September 11th, 2018 public holiday to commemorate the Islamic New Year, Hijra in the state.

According to the statement of the State government which was issued by the Commissioner for Home Affairs, Mr Adebisi Obawale said the public holiday is observed to mark Islamic new year which started counting in 622 AD after the migration of Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Medina in Saudi Arabia.

 Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s administration had since inception marked the Hijra day as public holiday in the state.

The government wishes Muslims in the state and across the world a happy New Year celebration and enjoins residents of the state to continue living harmoniously and peacefully with religious tolerance and understanding.

''As we enter the Islamic New Year, we must not only celebrate but also strive, as part of what Allah commands us, to internalise the lessons and essence of the H…