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The Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, announced on behalf of the Federal Government that Monday, June 17th and Tuesday, June 18th of the year 2024 will be public holidays in honor of the Eid-ul-Adha celebration.

In a statement released in Abuja on Friday, the Minister extended congratulations to the Muslim Ummah at home and abroad.

Tunji-Ojo encouraged the Ummah to uphold the values of peace, kindness, and sacrifice demonstrated by Prophet Ibrahim (Peace be upon Him) during this holiday.

He also urged them to pray for the unity, prosperity, and stability of the country.

“The Minister assured that the Administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR is committed to safeguarding the lives and property of all Nigerians.

“While wishing the Muslim Ummah a happy Eid-ul-Adha celebration, the Minister advised all Nigerians to take responsibility in the resolve to hand over a prosperous Nigeria to our children”, the statement added.

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