Thursday, Friday this week declared public holidays in Nigeria
The Nigeria Government through its Ministry of Interior has declared Thursday 30th and Friday 31st July, 2020 as Public Holidays to mark this year’s Eid el-Kabir Celebration.
The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola made this public on Tuesday in a statement signed by him.
Aregbesola congratulated all Nigerians and the Muslim faithful both at home and abroad on the occasion.
He also urged members of the Islamic community to continue to imbibe the spirit of love, peace, kindness and sacrifice, as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him) and to also use the period to pray for peace, unity, prosperity and the stability of the country especially as the world is witnessing global health challenges caused by Covid-19 pandemic.
The interior Minister while focusing on what he described as the avowed determination of the Buhari administration to build a peaceful, harmonious and prosperous country, where the rights of every citizen, are protected and guaranteed, as enshrined in the Constitution of the FRN, called on all Nigerians to join hands in supporting him.