The Federal Government has declared Wednesday and Thursday public holidays to mark the eid-il-fitr. Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambaza made this known in a statement issued Tuesday in Abuja saying:
“the directive by the President General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto, to the effect that the Ramadan fast continues today (Tuesday) as a result of the non-sighting of the moon”.
He added that the Federal Government has now declared Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th July, 2016 as Public Holiday
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