Monday 21 September 2015

Federal Govt declares Thursday and Friday as Public Holidays to mark Id-El-Kabir (Sallah) celebration

Eid Mubarak
The Federal Government has declared Thursday, September 24 and Friday, 25, 2015 as public holidays in commemoration of Muslim festival, Eid-El-Kabir.

This was disclosed on Monday, September 21, by the Director of Press, Ministry of Interior, Yusuf Isiaka Alhaji via a statement.

The statement was released on behalf of the Ministry's Permanent Secretary Abubakar Magaji.

Magaji urged Muslims and Nigerians as a whole to extend the religious benefits festival, which include love, peace, empathy and tolerance, to one another for the overall development of the nation.

The Permanent Secretary also admonished all Nigerians to use the festive occasion to pray for peace, progress and unity across the nation.

While assuring Nigerians that the present administration is determined to build a peaceful, united and virile nation, Magaji solicited the supports of all in ensuring that the government delivers on its promises.

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