THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DECLARES TUESDAY 20 AND WEDNESDAY 21 JULY, 2021 AS PUBLIC HOLIDAYS TO MARK THIS YEAR’S EIDEL-KABIR CELEBRATION.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on July 16, 2021
The Federal Government has declared Tuesday July 20 and Wednesday July 21, 2021 as public holidays to mark this year’s Eidel-Kabir celebration.
The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government congratulated all muslim faithful and Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora on the celebration.
He called on muslims to continue to imbibe the spirit of love, peace, kindness and sacrifice as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Mohammad also use the period to pray for peace, unity, prosperity and the stability of the country considering the challenges of insecurity we face at the moment.
The Minister in a statement assured the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to the Security of lives and property of every Nigeria and empowering the citizens for successful living, the provisions of social investments programmes and adequate security in the schools, especially with the spate of children, being targets of kidnapping.