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FG declares Monday, Tuesday public holidays for Eid-el-Kabir


The Federal Government has declared August 12 and August 13, 2019 as Public Holidays to mark the 2019 Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.

In a statement issued yesterday in Abuja, Director of Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Interior, Mohammed Manga, said the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs. Georgina Ehuriah, made the declaration and congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion.

She urged all Nigerians to use the period to embrace the virtues of love, humility, peace and sacrifice, as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Mohammed (Pbuh).

She also urged Nigerians to shun any form of disruptive tendencies and join hands with the Federal Government to build a peaceful, strong and united nation.

Ehuriah reaffirmed the determination of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to protect lives and property of all Nigerians irrespective of political and religious affiliations.


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