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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Eid-el-Fitr: FG Extends Public Holiday To Thursday 7th July


The Federal Government on Tuesday, declared Wednesday and Thursday public holidays to mark the eid-il-fitr.
 
Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau in a statement issued in Abuja said this followed “the directive by the President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto, to the effect that the Ramadan fast continues today (Tuesday) as a result of the non-sighting of the moon”. 

Dambazau said the Federal Government has now declared Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th July, 2016 as Public Holiday.

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