Kano Declares Public Holiday in Honour of Sheikh Isyaku Rabiu
Kano State Government has declared Friday as public holiday in honour of late Sheikh Isyaku Rabi’u.
The holiday is declared to enable Muslims in the state attend the funeral prayer of the deceased which is scheduled to take place on Friday at the Sheikh Isyaku Rabi’u Juma’at mosque, Goron Dutse in Kano metropolis at 2:30 pm immediately after Juma”at prayer.
A renowned philanthropist, business mogul and Islamic cleric, Khalifa Sheikh Rabi’u died on Tuesday at a London hospital after a protracted illness.
The remains of the deceased is expected to arrive Kano on Thursday.
May Allah grant his soul eternal peace.
MALAM MUHAMMAD GARBA
Commissioner of Information