FG Declares Holiday To Mark Eid-el-Fitr celebrations

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The federal government has declared Tuesday April 9th and Wednesday, 10th April, 2024 as holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Fitr celebrations.

The Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement on Sunday signed by the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Aishetu Ndayako.

The minister congratulated all Muslim faithful for the successful completion of the fasting in the holy month of Ramadan.

He called on Muslim faithful to imbibe and practice the virtues of kindness, love, tolerance, peace, good neighbourliness, compassion as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him).

Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo urged Nigerians to embrace unity to improve and achieve peace and oneness in the country.

He wished all Muslim faithful a happy Eid-el-Fitr celebrations and prayed that the peace, blessings and favour of Allah be with everyone and Nigeria.