FG Declares July 5, 6 Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday July 5th and Wednesday the 6th as public holidays to commemorate the 2016 Eid-el-fitr  Sallah celebrations.

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This is to notify the general public that the Federal Government has declared Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th July, 2016 as public holiday. The public holiday is to mark this year’s Eid-el-fitri sallah celebration.

A press statement by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Bassey Akpanyung, made the announcement.

The Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government  urged Nigerians to use the opportunity of “this spiritual rejuvenation to reflect on the imperative of unity and peaceful co-existence in strengthening the bond of togetherness for a strong, virile nation.”

The minister, while wishing Nigerians a peaceful celebration, urges total support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s avowed determination to bequeath to the nation an enduring political legacy, it added.

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