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FG declares Tuesday, Wednesday public holidays

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Olubunmi Tunji Ojo

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday. April 9, and Wednesday, April 10, 2024, as public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Fitr celebration.

According to a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Interior, Aishetu Ndayako, on Sunday, April 7, 2024, the declaration was made by the Minister Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo.

The minister in the statement congratulated all Muslims for the successful completion of the fasting in the holy month of Ramadan.

Tunji-Ojo called on them to imbibe and practise the virtues that entail kindness, love, tolerance, peace, good neighbourliness, and compassion, as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him).

What the Federal Government is saying

The statement reads,

  • The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Tuesday, 9th and Wednesday, 10th April, 2024 as public holidays to mark Eid-el-Fitr celebration.
  • “The Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, congratulates all Muslim Ummah for the successful completion of the fasting in the holy month of Ramadan.
  • “Tunji-Ojo calls on Muslim Ummmah to imbibe and practise the virtues that entails kindness, love, tolerance, peace, good neighbourliness, compassion as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him).
  • “He urged Nigerians to continue in the spirit of unity in order to improve and achieve peace and oneness in the country.
  • “The minister wishes all Muslim Ummah a happy Eid-el-Fitr celebration and prays that the peace, blessings, and favour of Allah be with everyone and our great nation.”

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