According to reports, the Jigawa Government has approved the reduction of official working hours in the state by two hours during the Ramadan.
This is contained in a statement issued on Tuesday in Dutse by Malam Isma’il Ibrahim, the Public Relations Officer in the Office of the State Head of the Civil Service, Alhaji Inuwa Tahir.
It said that civil servants in the state would report to the office at 9.a.m. and close by 3.p.m. between Monday and Thursday instead of 5.p.m.
The statement said that the workers would report to work on Fridays by 9.a.m. and close by 1p.m. instead of the usual 3 p.m.
It enjoined civil servants in the state to use the Ramadan to pray for God’s guidance and blessings for the state.
The statement also urged civil servants to use the fasting period to pray for the peace and economic prosperity of the state and Nigeria at large.