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Eid -El Fitr: Nigerian govt declares Friday, Monday, public holidays


Jaafar Jaafar
Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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The Federal Government has declared Friday June 15, and Monday, June 18 as public holiday to celebrate the 2018 Eid- El Fitr.

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on Monday in Abuja on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement issued by M. Umar the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry.

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He congratulated the Muslim faithful on a successful completion of the Ramadan fast and enjoined all Nigerians to use the occasion of the celebration to pray for the peace, unity, prosperity and stability of the nation.

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Mr Dambazau, a retired lieutenant-general, said that it is government’s desire that all Nigerians be inspired by the virtues gained during the Holy Month of Ramadan to live a life of sacrifice, charity and love for one another.

He encouraged all Nigerians to join hands with the government of President Muhammadu Buhari in taking the nation to greater heights.

The Minister wishes all Nigerians a happy, peaceful and rewarding Eid -El Fitr celebration.

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