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BREAKING: FG Declares Wednesday, Thursday As Eid-El-Kabir Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, June 28th and Thursday, June 29th, as Eid-El-Kabir holidays.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that this was contained in a statement by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Oluwatoyin Akinlade.

The statement reads:

PRESS STATEMENT

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DECLARES JUNE 28TH and 29TH 2023 AS EID- EL-KABIR PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday June 28th and Thursday June 29th 2023 Public Holidays in commemoration of this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration and heartily felicitates with the Muslim Ummah at home and in the diaspora.

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!


Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade
Permanent Secretary

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