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Eid-el-Kabir : Nigerian Government Declares June 28 & 29 As Public Holidays

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By Goodluck Ikiebe

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

A statement by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade,
disclosed in Abuja that the declaration is in commemoration of this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

“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”

Dr Akinlade states, “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”.

Meanwhile, prices of Ram have increased beyond the reach of ordinary Nigerians, while some public service workers are yet to get their salary. President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is expected to be in Lagos, South West Nigeria for the celebration of Sallah.

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