• 22 Christian groups kick, say Sokoto Sultan can’t declare public holiday on Sept 12th

    22 Christian groups kick, say Sokoto Sultan can’t declare public holiday on Sept 12th

    A coalition of 22 Christian groups in Nigeria led by National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF), yesterday, said the declaration of September 12 as public holiday in commemoration of Eid-El-Kabir celebration by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, was the height of impunity.

    A similar incident took place in July 2016, when Christian organisations criticised the extension of public holiday by the Federal Government over the non-sighting of the moon by the Sultan. A statement issued by the chairman of […]