FG Declares Thursday, Friday Public Holiday For Eid-el-Kabir Celebration

        FG declares Thursday, Friday public holidays to mark Eid-el-Kabir ...

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Thursday and Friday, 30 and 31 July as public holiday to celebrate this year Eid-el-Kabir.

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on Tuesday morning in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah.

Aregbesola urged Muslims to use the occasion to pray for peace, unity, prosperity and the stability of the country, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

He congratulated all Nigerians both at home and abroad on the occasion.

He also called on Muslims to continue to imbibe the spirit of love, peace, kindness and sacrifice, as exemplified by the Prophet Muhammad.

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