FG Declare Public Holiday For Eid-el-Kabir.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Thursday, 30th and Friday, 31st July as public holidays to mark the 2020 Eid-el-Kabir celebration in the country.
This was confirmed in a statement released on Tuesday in Abuja, signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs Georgina Ehuriah, on behalf of the Minister, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola.
The minister congratulated Muslim faithful and all Nigerians both at home and abroad on the occasion.
He called on the Muslims to continue to imbibe the spirit of love, peace, kindness and sacrifice, “as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him)”.
He also urged Nigerians to use the period to pray for peace, unity, prosperity and the stability of the country, especially as the world continues to witness global health challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aregbesola promised that the government of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari, was fully committed to battling the scourge with the cooperation of all Nigerians.
Eid Mubarak! To all our esteemed readers…
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