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FG declares Monday, Tuesday Public Holidays to mark Eid Al-Fitr

The Federal Government has declared Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 May, 2020 as Public Holidays to mark this year’s Eid-Al-Fitri Celebration.

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, in a statement congratulates all Muslim faithful for the successful completion of the Ramadan fast.

Mr Aregbesola who called on the faithful to replicate the life of kindness, love, tolerance, peace and good neighbourliness, as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad also expressed his concern about the spate of ethnic conflicts that has resurfaced in some parts of Northern Nigeria in recent times.

He advised Nigerians to see themselves as a single entity and learn to tolerate one another despite their ethnic and religious differences.

The minister assures Nigerians that the Administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is fully committed to battling the scourge of COVID-19 with the cooperation of all Nigerians.

Joshua Adams

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