Id-el-Fitr: FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays

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Id-el-Fitr: FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday, July 17 and
Monday, July 20, 2015 as public holidays to the mark the
end of Ramadan, known as Eid-El-Fitri.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Abubakar
Magaji, who made the declaration on Tuesday in Abuja,
enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to
extend the spiritual benefits of Ramadan, which include
love, peace and sacrifice for the development of the nation.

He also urged Nigerians to support the administration of
President Muhammadu Buhari “in its determination and
sustained efforts towards building a peaceful, united and
virile nation.”

Magaji further urged all Nigerians, both at home and
abroad, to use the occasion to pray for peace and unity
across the nation.

The Permanent Secretary wished Nigerians a happy and
joyous celebration.

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