Eid-el maolud: FG declares Thursday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Thursday as a public holiday to mark this year’s Eid-el Maolud celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad.

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the government, congratulated the Muslim faithful both at home and abroad for witnessing this year’s occasion.

This was contained in a statement on Tuesday by the spokesman, Ministry of Interior, Mohammed Manga, titled, ‘FG declares Thursday, October 29,2020 public holiday to mark Eidul Mawlid celebration.’

 Aregbesola enjoined Nigerians, particularly Muslims, to abhor violence, lawlessness, wantonness and robbery  “as witnessed across the country most recently, stressing that Nigeria is the pride of the black race and should provide responsible leadership for the greatness and development of the African continent and all black people.”

Check Also

Blasphemy: Atiku disowns tweet condemning lynching of Sokoto student

Presidential hopeful, Atiku Abubakar, has distanced himself from a tweet condemning the lynching of Deborah …

Woman allegedly damages EKEDC ladder, stones officials

A 39-year-old woman, Minotu Shodimu, on Wednesday appeared before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court …

Why I want to be Nigeria’s President in 2023 — SARAKI

FORMER Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, yesterday, formally declared his presidential ambition adding that he …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.