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FG Declares Tuesday, Wednesday Public Holidays For Eid Celebration

Valentine Chinyem



The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, August 21, and Wednesday, August 22 as public holidays for the 2018 Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

This was made known by the Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd) in a statement issued by Dr Mohammed Umar, the Permanent Secretary of the ministry.

While wishing Nigerians a happy Eid-el-Kabir celebration, Dambazau enjoined the citizens to use the period to embrace the virtues of love and sacrifice for the unity and development of the country.

He urged Nigerians both at home and abroad to support the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in its determination to foster a peaceful and united Nigeria.