FG Announces Thursday Additional Holiday for Eid-el-Fitr

The Federal Government (FG) has announced Thursday, April 11 as additional public holiday in celebration of Eid-el-Fitr.

FG had earlier declared Tuesday, April 9 and Wednesday, April 10, 2024 respectively as public holidays on Sunday.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Interior in a statement signed by its Permanent Secretary, Dr. Aishetu Gogo Ndayako on Tuesday added Thursday to the public holidays for the Eid-el-Fitr celebrations.

“The Federal Government has approved Thursday 11th April, 2024 as an additional public holiday to celebrate this year’s Eid-El-Fitr,” part of the statement reads.

The Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo congratulated the Muslim Ummah for a successful completion of a month of spiritual rejuvenation.

Minister Tunji-Ojo reiterated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s firm commitment to providing a safe and prosperous Nigeria for all to thrive.


Hope Ejairu

Hope Ejairu is a writer, sports analyst and journalist, with publications on print and digital media. He holds certifications in various media/journalism trainings, including AFP.

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