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Monday and Tuesday off for Eid al-Adha in Nigeria

Last Updated on June 14, 2024 by Silvy

The Nigerian Federal Government has declared Monday, June 17th, and Tuesday, June 18th, 2024, as public holidays to commemorate this year’s Eid-ul-Adha celebration.The Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja.

The Minister extended his congratulations to the Muslim Ummah both at home and abroad on this occasion.

Tunji-Ojo urged the Ummah to continue to embody the spirit of peace, kindness, and sacrifice, as exemplified by Prophet Ibrahim (Peace be upon Him), and to use the period to pray for unity, prosperity, and the stability of the country.

The Minister assured that the administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR is committed to protecting 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 their resolve to hand over a prosperous Nigeria to their children.

Source: Dailypost

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