Federal Government has Monday declared Monday, August 12 Monday and Tuesday, 13, as Public Holidays to mark the 2019 Eid el-Kabir celebrations.
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Barr. Georgina Ekeoma Ehuriah, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government felicitated with the Muslims on the occasion and called on all Nigerians, at home, and in the diaspora, to use the space of this year’s Eid-El-Kabir festival to adopt the virtues of love, humility, peace, and sacrifice as explained by the Holy Prophet Mohammed.
She advised Nigerians to ignore any form of disruptive aims and join hands with the Federal Government to create a peaceful, strong and united Nigeria so as to achieve an enviable Next Level of growth.
The statement said;
“The Permanent Secretary restated government’s desire for all Nigerians to live a life of sacrifice, charity and love for one another. She wishes Nigerians a happy, peaceful and fulfilling Eid-Al-Kabir celebrations.”