President Adama Barrow

President Adama Barrow has declared Monday July 10 as a public holiday in The Gambia in observance of Eid al-Adha.

Barrow declares Monday July 11 a public holiday for Eid al-Adha 

President Adama Barrow has declared Monday July 10 as a public holiday in The Gambia in observance of Eid al-Adha.

The Gambia will join Saudi Arabia and other nations to celebrate the Muslim feast of Eid al-Adha locally known as Tobaski on Saturday 9 July.

“Following the Supreme Islamic Council’s confirmation that Friday is Arafat day and Saturday 9th July as Eid Al-Adha, the Office of the President informs the general public that His Excellency President Adama Barrow has declared Monday, 11th July 2022, a Public Holiday throughout the country, in observance of the Muslim feast of Eid-ul Adha, commonly known as “Tobaski,” State House said.

“The Office of the President wishes all Gambians and friends of The Gambia celebrating at home and abroad, a blessed Eid Mubarak.”

Reporting by Adama Makasuba

“Following the Supreme Islamic Council’s confirmation that Friday is Arafat day and Saturday 9th July as Eid Al-Adha, the Office of the President informs the general public that His Excellency President Adama Barrow has declared Monday, 11th July 2022, a Public Holiday throughout the country, in observance of the Muslim feast of Eid-ul Adha, commonly known as “Tobaski,” State House said.

“The Office of the President wishes all Gambians and friends of The Gambia celebrating at home and abroad, a blessed Eid Mubarak.”

Reporting by Adama Makasuba

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