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Nigerian Eid Public Holidays July 5-6

Source: The Official Gazette of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Abuja)
Posted: Thursday, June 30, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, August 6, 2019


The Nigerian Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, in a statement on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria, has announced that Tuesday and Wednesday, July 5-6, 2016, had been declared as non-working public holidays throughout Nigeria on account of the upcoming Eid-el-Fitri (End of Ramadan) annual public holidays of Nigeria.

Contrary to what happened in previous years (2015-07-14, 2014-07-23, 2013-08-05, 2012-08-13, 2009-09-18 and 2008-09-25), though not systematically (2011-08-24 and 2010-09-03), the Nigerian Government did not move the upcoming End of Ramadan public holidays to adjoin a nearby weekend.



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