FG Declares Monday Public Holiday

By 04:20 Thu, 08 Dec 2016 Comments

The Federal Government has declared Monday, Dec. 12 , as public holiday to mark the Muslim festival of Eid-El-Maulud,(birth of Prophet Mohammed).

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The Prophet Muhammed was born in Mecca, a city in Saudi Arabia that is revered as holy by Muslims.

The Honourable Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, and enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to cooperate and join

hands with President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, as he works tirelessly to build a strong, united and peaceful nation.

Mr. Dambazau urged all Nigerians to use the occasion to pray for peace across the nation, while calling on all to be patient and supportive of the present administration for the successful implementation of its laudable programmes.

The minister wishes all Nigerians a happy Eid-El Maulud.



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