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FG declares Wednesday and Friday as public holiday for Eid-Al-Fitr celebration

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Wednesday and Thursday as public holidays to mark the 2021 Eid-Al-Fitr celebration.

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government on Monday.

A statement by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Dr. Shuaib Belgore, quoted Aregbesola as congratulating the Muslim faithful on the occasion.

He also called “all Nigerians, at home and abroad to use the period of this year’s Eidal-Fitr celebration to pray for peace, stability and economic transformation in the land”.

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