FG extends Eid-el-Fitr public holidays

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OrijoReporter.com, Idowu Adelusi

The Federal Government has announced its extension of the public holiday for the Eid-El-Fitr celebration.

Earlier, the government had declared Tuesday and Wednesday as holidays in commemoration of the Muslims’ festival.

However, the non-sighting of the moon on Tuesday made the authorities to extend the holiday by a day.

This is according to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Aishetu Gogo Ndayako, via a statement on Tuesday morning.

“The Federal Government has approved Thursday 11th April 2024 as an additional public holiday to celebrate this year’s Eid-El-Fitr.

“The Honourable Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji Ojo while congratulating the Muslim Ummah for a successful completion of a month of spiritual rejuvenation reiterates President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR firm commitment to providing a safe and prosperous Nigeria for all to thrive, ” Ndayako wrote.

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