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Breaking: President Buhari declares Wednesday, Thursday as Public Holidays

In commemoration of the annual Eid-el-Fitri Celebration in the Country, the Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Wednesday and Thursday as public holidays.

The declaration was made on Monday by Rauf Aregbesola, the Minister of Interior, via a statement by the Permanent Secretary of his Ministry, Dr Shuaib Belgore, who quoted the Minister as congratulating the Muslim faithful on the occasion.

In the statement, Aregbesola called on all Nigerians, at home and abroad to use the period of this year’s Eid celebration to pray for peace, stability and economic transformation in the land.

He also urged Nigerians to be law-abiding and embrace the spirit of love, self-discipline, kindness, and tolerance, as taught by the Holy Prophet Mohammed; while he urged all security agencies in the country to be more courageous and patriotic to surmount the ongoing battle against resurging insecurity and activities of criminal elements in Nigeria.Breaking:

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