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FG declares Monday and Tuesday public holiday for Eid-el-Fitr


The Federal Government has declared Monday August 20th and Tuesday the 21st as public holidays to commemorate the 2012 Eid-el-fitr  Sallah celebrations.

A press statement by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Ms Nwaobia Daniel, made the announcement.

The Minister of Interior, Mr Abba Moro, who made the declaration on
behalf of the Federal Government  urged Nigerians to emulate the
exemplary attributes of Islam which comprises love, tolerance  and
peaceful co-existence amongst Nigerians.

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