FG Anounces Tuesday Next Week As Public Holiday To Mark Eid-el-Maulud

The Federal Government has proclaimed Tuesday, next week a public holiday to mark this year’s Eid-el-Maulud in commemoration of the birth of Prophet Muhammad.

Minister of Interior, Chief Rauf Aregbesola, who made this declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated all Muslim faithful both at home and in the diaspora for witnessing this year’s occasion.

He enjoined all Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of love, patience and perseverance which are the virtues of Prophet Muhammad to guarantee peace and security in the country.

Chief Aregbesola enjoined Nigerians, particularly Muslims, to refrain from violence, lawlessness and other acts of criminality.

The Minister urged all Nigerians and the youth, in particular, to embrace the virtues of hard work and peaceful disposition to fellow humans, irrespective of faith, ideology, social class and ethnicity and cooperate with President Muhammadu Buhari’s led-Administration in its effort to build a progressive and enviable nation that all citizens will be proud of.

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