Hijrah 1445A.H: Muslim Media demands holiday for Islamic New Year

For the umpteenth time, the Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MMPN) has reiterated its call on the Federal and state governments in Nigeria to declare Muharram 1, the first day of the Islamic Hijrah Calendar 1445 A.H, as a public holiday. In the Hijrah 1445 A.H Message, the National President of MMPN, Alhaji Abdur-Rahman Balogun said such a declaration would be in line with the rule of law, fairness and justice to millions of Muslims in Nigeria. Balogun urged the Federal Government to give recognition to Muslim New Year in…