THE Federal Government has declared tomorrow, July 30 and Friday, July 31, as public holidays to commemorate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
This was made known by the Interior Minister Rauf Aregbesola on Tuesday in Abuja on behalf of the Federal Government.
A statement by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Mrs. Georgina Ehuriah, quoted Aregbesola as congratulating Muslims and all Nigerians at home and abroad on the occasion.
He called on Muslims to continue to imbibe the spirit of love, peace, kindness and sacrifice, as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him) and to also use the period to pray for peace, unity, prosperity and the stability of the country.
Aregbosola also restated the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration commitment to battling COVID-19 with the cooperation of all Nigerians.
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