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Nigeria Announces 2-Day Eid al-Adha Public Holiday

Source: Vanguard (Lagos)
Posted: Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Most recent follow-up news item: November 12, 2010

A statement from Nigeria's Minister of Interior, Major General Godwin Abbe (retired), declared that Monday and Tuesday, December 8 and 9, 2008, would be public holidays on the occasion of the 2008 Eid el-Kabir Muslim festival.

Note that this is one day later than the previously announced date, which traditionally follows the date set by Libya.

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