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FG declares today as public holiday

Late President Umaru Yar'adua

By Aliyu Adekunle

The Federal Executive Council has declared seven days of mourning for over the death President Umaru Musa Yar’Ad the nation to mourn its President who gave up the ghost last night.

The Federal Executive Council headed by Acting President Goodluck Jonathan  in a meeting during the wee hours has declared Thursday 6th as public holiday and a seven day of mourning.

Further information reaching us states that the Late President Yar’Adua will be given a State burial which will take place in Kastina at about 2pm Thursday (today).


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