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FG declares next Monday and Tuesday public holidays


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

FG declares next Monday and Tuesday public holidays

The Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, made the declaration on behalf of the government, congratulating the Muslim Ummah both at home and in the Diaspora on this occasion.

He encouraged them to continue to imbibe the spirit of peace, kindness, and sacrifice, as exemplified by Prophet Ibrahim (Peace be upon Him).

The minister also urged Muslims to use the period to pray for unity, prosperity, and stability in the country. The statement released by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr. Aishetu Gogo Ndayako, on Friday, June 14, 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.”

This declaration allows citizens to observe the Eid-ul-Adha celebration with their families and loved ones, promoting unity and joy during this special time.


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