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Eid-El-Kabir: FG Declares Public Holiday




Eid-El-Kabir: FG Declares Public Holiday

The federal government has declared Monday 17th, and Tuesday, 18th June, as public holidays to mark the 2024 Eid-ul-Adha (Sallah) celebration.

The declaration was made in a statement on Friday by the Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, on behalf of the federal government.

The statement signed by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Dr. Aishetu Gogo Ndayako, congratulated the Muslim Ummah both at home and in the Diaspora on the special occasion.

The Minister further called on the Muslim Ummah to continue to imbibe the spirit of peace, kindness and sacrifice, as exemplified by Prophet Ibrahim (Peace be upon Him) and to also use the period to pray for unity, prosperity and the stability of our country.

He assured that the administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu was 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.

Eid-el-Kabir: Tinubu To Depart Abuja For Lagos

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will on Friday depart Abuja, the nation’s capital, for Lagos State to celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir festival.

Naija News reports that the President will observe Eid-el-Kabir in Lagos, where he will also spend the Sallah holidays.

This was made known in a statement to journalists by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale.

“The President will mark the occasion in prayers and reflection on advancing the transformation of Nigeria in line with his Renewed Hope Agenda,” he said.

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