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June 28 declared public holiday to mark Eid-ul–Adha

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The Minister of Interior, Ambrose Dery, has declared Wednesday, June 28 a statutory public holiday.

This is to mark Eid-ul-Adha.

This was contained in a statement issued on Tuesday, June 20.

Eid-ul-Adha is the second and larger of the two main holidays celebrated in Islam.

It honours the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son Ishmael as an act of obedience to God’s command.

Eid-Mubarak to all Muslims.

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