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FG Declares 2-day Public Holidays for 2024 Eid-el-Fitr

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Chuks Njoku

The federal government of Nigeria has declared 2-day public holidays for  2024 Eid-el-Fitr celebration on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 9 and 10.

The minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, disclosed this in a statement today by the ministry’s permanent secretary, Aishetu Ndayako.

The minister 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. 

The statement read, “The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Tuesday, 9th and Wednesday, 10th April, 2024 as public holidays to mark Eid-el-Fitr celebration.

“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.”