Lagos Government Reverses Decision On Public Holidays, Announces New Date

 The Lagos State Government has reversed the decision to declare Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, May 2, 3, and 4, as public holidays to commemorate Eid-el-Fitr and International Workers Day this year.

In a memo earlier released by the head of the service, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, May 2, 3, and 4, have been declared as work-free days to celebrate Eid-el-Fitr and International Workers Day this year.

The decision was later reversed in a memo released today by the Head of Service declaring only Monday and Tuesday, May 2 & 3 as public holidays.

According to the statement, the declaration was made on behalf of the Lagos State government in Lagos by the Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola.

It was gathered that the Head of Service congratulated Muslims and urged all Nigerians to use this year’s Eid-el-Fitr celebration to pray for the country’s peace, stability, and economic transformation.

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