Eid-el-Kabir: FG Declares Tuesday, Wednesday Public Holidays

fgOctober 15 and 16 has been declared as public holidays by the Federal Government to commemorate the Eid-el- Kabir celebrations.

The Minister of Interior, Mr Abba Moro, who made the announcement on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement in Abuja on Thursday, urged Nigerians to use the occasion to pray for the peace and unity of the nation.

The statement which was signed by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Mrs Fatima Bamidele, quoted the minister as congratulating Muslims on the occasion.

It also enjoined Muslim faithful and other Nigerians to join hands with President Goodluck Jonathan in his sustained efforts to elevate the country to its next level of development.

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The minister wished Nigerians a rewarding and peaceful celebration.



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