FG declares June 28, June 29 public holidays

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Abuja, June 26, 2023 -The Federal Government has declared Wednesday June 28 and Thursday June 29, 2023 as public holidays for Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.

This is contained in a statement issued on Monday by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade. 

“In the spirit of this special occasion, during which we commemorate the great virtues of obedience, sacrifice and faith as exemplified by Prophet Ibraheem (Peace of Allah be upon him), Muslims, and indeed all Nigerians are enjoined to make sacrifices for the growth and development of our communities and our great country, Nigeria.

“We are hopeful that the prayers and sacrifices that come with this great celebration as well as the message of Eid-ei-Kabir will bring about peace, unity and progress in Nigeria.

“Happy Eid-el-Kabir to all Nigerians!”

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