FG Declares Tuesday 19 November As Public Holiday.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Tuesday, 19th November, 2021 as public holiday in celebrate the Muslim’s Eid-el-Maulud.
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, in a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja.
The statement was signed by the Director, Press and Public Relations in the Ministry of Interior, Mr Mohammed Manga.
He congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion and enjoined them to live within the virtues and teachings of the Prophet.
Aregbesola expressed confidence that the challenges confronting Nigeria at the moment would soon be over; and therefore called on Nigerians to remain focused and determined.
He gave the assurance that with the immense potentials the country is endowed with; coupled with its human and natural resources, Nigeria will sooner than later join the league of developed nations.
The Minister restated Government’s desire to ensure a peaceful and secure environment for all Nigerians. (NAN)