Id-El-Fitr: FG declares Friday, Monday public holiday

Id-El-Fitr: FG declares Friday, Monday public holiday

However, as the holiday is expected to fall on a weekend this year, private sector workers may not receive any extra days off.

Eid al-Fitr means new beginnings and it is considered auspicious to eat something sweet in order to kick-start the holy day; hence the name Meethi Eid.

The Federal Government has declared June 15 and 18 as public holiday to celebrate the 2018 Eid-El-Fitr.

Abdulrahman Dambazau, (rtd), made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement on Monday in Abuja.

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However, school children in Dubai will be off from Thursday to Sunday for Eid regardless, the Knowledge and Human Development Authority said on Tuesday.

Earlier in the week, it was announced that public sector workers in the UAE would get at least Thursday, June 14 off for the Eid Al Fitr long weekend.

He congratulated the Muslim faithful on the successful completion of the Ramadan.

Under the plans, government and military staff will receive around a full working week off to mark the holiday.

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