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Nigerian 2019 Eid Public Holidays June 4-5

Source: The Official Gazette of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Abuja)
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2019


The Nigerian Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ekeoma Ehuriah, in a statement on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria, has announced that Tuesday and Wednesday, June 4 and 5, 2019, 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 for the calendar year 2019.

Contrary to what happened in some previous years (2016-06-30, 2015-07-14, 2014-07-23, 2013-08-05, 2012-08-13, 2009-09-18 and 2008-09-25), though not systematically (2018-06-11, 2017-06-22, 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, not did it need to declare a bridge public holiday as was done 2 years ago (2016-07-05).



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