Nigerian Government declares Friday, Monday public holidays

Margaret Akolo, Abuja


The Nigerian Government has declared Friday 15th and Monday 18th June 2018 as public holidays to celebrate the 2018 Id-el fitr.

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahaman Bello Dambazau made this known in a press release in Abuja.

The Minister also congratulated Muslims on a successful completion of the Ramadan and enjoined all Nigerians to use the occasion of the celebration to pray for the peace, unity, prosperity and stability of the Nation.

Gen. Dambazau stated that the “Government desires that all Nigerians be inspired by the virtues gained during the holy Month of Ramadan to live a life of sacrifice, charity and love for one another”.

He encouraged all Nigerians to join hands with the government of President Muhammadu Buhari in taking the nation to greater heights.

The Minister wished all Nigerians a happy, peaceful and rewarding Id-el Fitr celebration.