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FG Declares Monday and Tuesday Public Holidays for Eid-ul-Adha

The Federal Government has declared Monday, June 17, and Tuesday, June 18, 2024, as public holidays to celebrate Eid-ul-Adha.

Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, announced this on behalf of the government in a statement by the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Dr. Aishetu Gogo Ndayako, on Friday, June 14.

The minister congratulated Muslims in Nigeria and abroad, urging them to embrace peace, kindness, and sacrifice, as exemplified by Prophet Ibrahim. He also encouraged prayers for the country’s unity, prosperity, and stability during the celebration.

The statement added;

“The Minister assured that the Administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR is committed to safeguarding the lives and property of all Nigerians.

“While wishing the Muslim Ummah a happy Eid-ul-Adha celebration, the Minister advised all Nigerians to take responsibility in the resolve to hand over a prosperous Nigeria to our children”

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