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Nigeria At 61: The Only Muslim Country Celebrating Independence Day In The Same Month As Nigeria

Our beautiful country has entered a new year, NIGERIA at 61, which is a positive thing, and every October 1st is a public holiday to commemorate the new era. A celebration was held at Eagle Square which was attended by President Buhari, Osinbajo, and other well-meaning Nigerians to mark the 61st anniversary of our country.

It is interesting to know that more than 10 other countries worldwide are celebrating a fruitful independence day in the same month as our motherland, Nigeria, and among all these countries, there is only one Muslim country. 

Iraq is the Muslim country celebrating independence day in the same month with Nigeria and their independence day date is October 3rd. It is a country in the middle east and western Asia dominated by Muslims and their official language is Arabic. 41,341,820 Muslims resides in Iraq, the kingdom of Iraq was granted independence from British colonization in the year Oct 3rd, 1932. 

Some photos of the people of Iraq

Tomorrow the country will be celebrating another successful independence day nationwide. We wish them another splendid era.

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