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Eid-al-Fitr/Workers’ Day: FG declares Monday May 2, Tuesday May 3 as Public Holidays



The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 2 and Tuesday May 3, 2022 as Public Holidays to mark both Workers Day and Eid-al-Fitr celebrations.

This was disclosed by the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Dr Shuaib Belgore in a statement issued Thursday in Abuja.

According to the statement, the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, “Ogbeni Aregbesola commended workers for their hard work, diligence and sacrifice, noting that their efforts are largely responsible for the greatness of the country and the respect Nigeria now commands in the comity of nations.

“Labour is the very essence of humanity. We are alive because we work and only the dead is incapable of working.

“The Minister also congratulates all Muslims for the successful completion of the holy month of Ramadan.

“The self-restraint, self-denial, sacrifice and deep spiritual consciousness that accompanied the fasting period should not end but be maintained and improved upon, in order to be a better person and true worshipper”, the minister advised all Muslims.

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