FG Extends Eid El-Fitr Public Holiday To Thursday

FG Extends Eid El-Fitr Public Holiday To Thursday

9th April 2024, NewsOrient

The Federal Government has extended the Eid El Fitr Public Holiday to Thursday, April 11, 2024.

Reports confirming this declaration quoted a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Dr Aishetu Ndayako, on Tuesday in Abuja.

Part of the report reads:
“She stated that the Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, who gave the additional approval on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Muslims for successful completion of the Holy month of Ramadan fast.

Describing Ramadan as “the month of spiritual rejuvenation”, the minister reiterated President Bola Tinubu’s commitment to providing safe and prosperous Nigeria for all to thrive.”

It would be recalled that the Federal Government, on Sunday, April 7, 2024, declared Tuesday and Wednesday as public holidays to mark this year’s Eid el-Fitr celebration.

NewsOrient reports that Eid el-Fitr celebration is a global celebration that follows conclusion of the Muslim’s Ramadan month long fasting.

~ NewsOrient