FG declares Monday, Tuesday public holidays to mark Eid-el-Kabir

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The Federal Government has declared Monday, June 17 and Tuesday, June 18, as public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

By Yahaya Isah

The Federal Government has declared Monday, June 17 and Tuesday, June 18, as public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

This is contained in a statement by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Dr Aishetu Ndayako, on Friday in Abuja.

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She stated that the Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated all Muslim Ummah both at home and in the Diaspora.

She quoted the minister as urging the Muslim community to continue to imbibe the spirit of peace, kindness and sacrifice, as exemplified by Prophet Ibrahim.

Tunji-Ojo also urged them to use the period to pray for unity, prosperity and the stability of the country.

The minister assured Nigerians that the administration of President Bola Tinubu would safeguard the lives and property of everyone. (NAN)

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