Tuesday, September 22, 2015

FG Declares Thursday And Friday As Public Holiday For Id-El-Kabir Celebrations

The federal government has declared Thursday September 24th, and Friday September 25th as public holidays to mark Id-El-Kabir.

In a statement by the Director of Press, Ministry of Interior, Yusuf Isiaka Alhaji on behalf of the Ministry's Permanent Secretary, Abubakar Magaji on Monday, the federal government of Nigeria, has declared Thursday, 24th and Friday, 25th of September, 2015 as Public Holidays to mark the celebration of this year's Id-El-Kabir.

Magaji enjoined all Muslim faithfuls and Nigerians from all walks of life to extend the religious benefits of the Id-El-Kabir festival, which includes love, peace, empathy and tolerance to one another for the overall development of the nation.

He also admonished all Nigerians to use the festive occasion to pray for peace, progress and unity across the nation

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