PLAN YOUR YEAR WITH 2020 NOTABLE DATES
It is few days already after the shout of Happy new Year 2020 and the new year has started rolling in at a faster speed.
One of the great ways to enjoy the year is by proper planning. Are you looking forward to an eventful year, that will definitely require picking a date?
Probably for different activities like, Conferences, Wedding ceremonies, Burial ceremonies, Religious activities and Organizational meetings etc.
Any good event planners will tell you that, when date is sorted in event planning, you have done the best deal because it doesn’t matter how good your planning is, if your date is disrupted, everything is back to zero.
So, in order to have a seamless planning into the year 2020, and securing successful activities, you may want to have these dates in mind.
The public holidays and observance in Nigeria for 2020:
New Year Day: Wednesday, 1st January, 2020 (Public Holiday)
St Valentine’s day: Friday, 14th February, 2020 (observance)
Women’s Day: Sunday, 8th March, 2020 (Observance)
Mother’s Day: Sunday, 22nd March, 2020 (Observance)
Good Friday: Friday, 10th April 2020 (Public Holiday)
Holy Saturday: Saturday, 11th April, 2020 (Observance, Christian)
Easter Sunday: Sunday, 12th April, 2020 (Observance, Christian)
Easter Monday: Monday, 13th April, 2020 (Public Holiday)
Workers’ Day: Friday, 1st May, 2020 (Public Holiday)
Id ‘el Fitri: Sunday, 24th May, 2020 (Public Holiday, Muslim Ramadan Celebration)
Id ‘el Fitri: Monday, 25th May, 2020 (Additional Public Holiday)
Children’s Day: Wednesday, 27th May, 2020 (Observance)
Democracy Day: Friday, 12th June, 2020 (Public Holiday)
Father’s Day: Sunday, 21st June, 2020 (Observance)
Id’ el Kabir: Friday, 31st July, 2020 (Public Holiday, Muslim Celebration
Id’ el Kabir: Saturday, 1st August, 2020 (Additional Public Holiday)
Independence Day: Thursday, 1st October (National Day Public Holiday)
Id ‘el Maulud: Thursday, 29th October, 2020 (Public Holiday- Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday SAW)
Christmas Eve: Thursday, 24th December, 2020 (Observance, Christian)
Christmas Day: Friday, 25th December, 2020 (Public Holiday)
Boxing Day: Saturday, 26th December, 2020 (Public Holiday)
New Year’s Eve: Thursday, 31st December, 2020 (Observance)
With these, you can fix your activity dates also considering each state’s peculiar calendars also like Monthly Environmental Sanitation Day, Traditional Worship Day (in the case of Osun State), and some other state’s declared holiday.
Feel free to add in the comment, some other dates you know in Nigeria that are not recorded above to help someone and don’t forget to share with friends.