Eid-el-Fitr: FG Declares Tuesday, Wednesday Holidays

— Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo

By Bunmi Onakan

Federal government of Nigeria has declared Tuesday, April 9, and Wednesday, April 10, 2024 as holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Fitr celebrations.

Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, the minister of interior, made the declaration on behalf of the federal government in a statement on Sunday signed by the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Aishetu Ndayako.

The minister congratulated all Muslim faithful for the successful completion of the fasting in the holy month of Ramadan.

He called on Muslim faithful to imbibe and practice the virtues of kindness, love, tolerance, peace, good neighbourliness, compassion as exemplified by the Prophet Muhammad.

Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo urged Nigerians to embrace unity to improve and achieve peace and oneness in the country.

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