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Eid-El-Fitr: FG Declares Thursday As Additional Public Holiday

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

This is contained in a terse statement authorized by Dr Aishetu Gogo Ndayako, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, on Tuesday morning.

Earlier, the Federal Government had declared Tuesday and Wednesday, April 9 and 10, 2024, as public holidays to mark celebration.

But the crescent moon was not sighted on Monday, leading to Wednesday being declared as Eid-el-Fitr.

The 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’s (GCFR) firm commitment to providing a safe and prosperous Nigeria for all to thrive. 

The Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, reiterated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s firm commitment to providing a safe and prosperous Nigeria for all to thrive.

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