FG Declares Friday Public Holiday
The Federal Government has declared Friday, 1st December 2017 as a public holiday to mark the Eid-El-Maulud Celebration.
A statement by Engr Abubakar Magaji, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, in Abuja on Wednesday, stated that the Minister of Interior, 3:46:55 AM Gen. (Rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, announced the public holiday on behalf of the Federal Government.
The Minister enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians to use the Eid-El-Maulud Celebration to pray for peace, progress, and unity of the nation.
He further urged all Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration towards building the nation.