Eid-el-Kabir: FG declares Monday, Tuesday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday and Tuesday next week public holidays to celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir.

Aishetu Ndayako, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, announced the public holidays in a statement released on Friday.

Ndayako said in the statement, that the Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, congratulates the Muslim faithful at home and abroad on the celebration.

She added that the minister also urged the Muslim faithful to continue demonstrating the spirit of peace, kindness, and sacrifice exemplified by Prophet Ibrahim and should not relent in praying for peace and stability of Nigeria.

“The minister reiterated that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration was committed to safeguarding the lives and property of all Nigerians,” the statement reads.

“He further enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to support, cooperate, and join hands with the president in his sustained efforts to diversify the economy and progressively accelerate the pace of the nation’s economic recovery.

“While wishing the Muslim Ummah a happy Eid-el-Kabir celebration, the Minister advised all Nigerians to take responsibility in the resolve to hand over a prosperous Nigeria to the nation’s children.”

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