Eidel-Fitri: FG declares Tuesday, Wednesday public holidays

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By Yahaya Isah

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, April 9 and Wednesday, April 10, as public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Fitr celebration.

This is contained in a statement by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Dr Aishetu Ndayako, on Sunday in Abuja.

According to her, the Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated all Muslim Ummah for the successful completion of the fasting.

Tunji-Ojo called on Muslim Ummmah to imbibe and practice the
virtues that entailed kindness, love, tolerance, peace, good
neighbourliness, compassion as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him).

He urged Nigerians to continue in the spirit of unity to improve
and achieve peace and oneness in the country.

The minister wished all Muslim Ummah a happy Eid-el-Fitr celebration and prayed that the peace, blessings and favour of Allah be with everyone and the country. (NAN)(www.nannews.ng)

Edited by Maureen Atuonwu

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