Monday, 5 August 2013

FG declares Thursday 8th & Friday 9th as Public Holidays to mark the 2013 Eid-el-Fitri celebration

Central Mosque, Lagos
The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Thursday 8th and Friday 9th August, as Public Holidays to mark the 2013 Eid-el-Fitri celebrations.

In a statement issued in Abuja on Monday, signed by a permanent secretary Mrs. Fatima Bamidele on behalf of the Minister of Interior, Mr Abba Moro, Muslim faithful were urged to use the spiritual benefits of Ramadan to contribute to the development of the nation.

Nigerians were also asked to exploit the spiritual benefits of love, joy and peace in their daily living and to use the opportunity of the holidays to reflect on the imperative of peace in nation building.

Here's wishing everyone a Happy & Fun-filled Celebration!

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