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Nigeria Declares 3-Day Mourning In Niger State

Source: The Independent (Lagos)
Posted: Monday, December 28, 2009

Nigeria's Niger State Government has declared three days of mourning following the death of Maryam Babangida who is expected to be buried in Minna on Wednesday.

During these 3 days, all flags will fly at half mast, but a statement issued by Nigeria's Information and Communication Commissioner, Baba Barau, pointed-out that the 3-day mourning period is not to be taken as public holidays by civil servants.

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