Eid-el-fitri: Nigerian Govt. declares Monday, Tuesday public holidays

The holidays will mark the end of Ramadan

The federal government has declared Monday, 28 and Tuesday 29 public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-fitri salah celebration.

A statement issued yesterday in Abuja by the ministry of Interior on behalf of the federal government said the minister of Interior, Abba Moro, enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to extend the spiritual benefits of Ramadan, which he said are love, peace, justice to their daily living and through this contribute to the development of Nigeria.

The Minister also enjoined all Nigerians to seize the opportunity of the holidays to reflect on the imperative of peace in nation building.

Mr. Moro wishes all Nigerians most rewarding and peaceful celebration.

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