- Previously the Lagos state government declared Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday public holidays to mark this year’s Eid el Fitr celebrations and International Labor Day
- In a twist, the head of the service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, said the government had only approved May 2nd and 3rd as public holidays
- Meanwhile, Eid-ul-Fitr, or the Festival of Breaking the Fast, is one of the most famous of all Muslim holidays, observed by over two billion Muslims around the world.
The Lagos State Government has approved May 2nd and 3rd as public holidays to celebrate International Workers’ Day 2022 and Eid el Fitr celebrations.
The Punch reports that the government is also instructing workers to disobey their earlier circular, which read three consecutive e days approved as public holidays il 27, 2022, had approved May 2-4 as public holidays.
After this move, Wednesday, May 4, the previous announced public holiday cancelled.
However, following the declaration by the Minister of the Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, that 2-3 May had been approved, the Lagos HoS made a U-turn and approved the same and urged workers to ignore the first circular.
In the second circular entitled “Re: Year 2022 Workers’ Day Celebration/Id-El-Fitr Holidays” said the HoS of Lagos:
“Officials of the State should therefore do as set out in CIRCULAR NO. 018 of April 27, 2022, and point out that work will resume on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 08:00 sharp.”
Eid-el Fitr: Aregbesola congratulates Muslims< /h2>
The Nigerian government has declared Monday 2nd May and Tuesday 3rd May public holidays to commemorate Labor Day and Eld el Fitr celebrations .
The Interior Minister, Rauf Aregbesola, announced this in a statement released by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Shuaib Belgore, on Thursday, April 28.< /p>
Aregbesola commended the workers for their hard work, diligence and sacrifice.
Meanwhile, the minister also congratulated all Muslims on the successful conclusion of the holy month of Ramadan.
Eid-el-Fitri: Saudi authorities announce date when Muslims celebrate after Shawwal moon A us should be on the lookout for
Meanwhile, on Thursday, April 28, the Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia ordered accredited observatories, on the evening of Saturday, April 30, after Shawwal 1443 Crescent.
It also urged Muslims to search for the Crescent generally and report sightings to their nearest court.
Legit.ng advises that the sighting of the Shawwal Crescent will also mark the day of Eid-el-Fitr, which will begin on either Sunday May 1st or Monday May 2nd.< /p>