Nigeria declares two-day public holiday for Eid-El-Kabir

Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau says the Nigerian government has declared August 21 and 22 to celebrate Eid-el-Kabir
Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau says the Nigerian government has declared August 21 and 22 to celebrate Eid-el-Kabir

The Nigerian government has declared Tuesday and Wednesday, August 21 and 22, as public holidays for celebration of 2018 Eid-el-Kabir.

The Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazau announced the decision on Thursday, via a statement by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Mohammed Umar, said.

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The minister wished Nigerians a happy Eid-el-Kabir celebration and urged them to embrace the virtues of love and sacrifice for the unity and development of the country.

He also called on Nigerians to support the Federal Government as it is determined to foster peace and unity in the country.

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