New Telegraph

Eid-El-Kabir: FG Declares Wednesday, Thursday Public Holiday

The Federal Government has announced Wednesday, June 28 and Thursday, June 29, 2023, as public holidays.

Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, who disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja, said the declaration is in commemoration of this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

The statement reads, “In the spirit of this special occasion, during which we commemorate the great virtues of obedience, sacrifice and faith as exemplified by Prophet Ibraheem (Peace of Allah be upon him), Muslims, and indeed all Nigerians, are enjoined to make sacrifices for the growth and development of our communities and our great country, Nigeria.

“We are hopeful that the prayers and sacrifices that come with this great celebration, as well as the message of Eid-eI-Kabir, will bring about peace, unity and progress in Nigeria.”

Read Previous

NEF2023 Focuses On Maximizing Energy Transition For Economic Growth

Read Next

Osun: Amotekun Arrests Man For Illegal Possession Of Firearms