Eid-el-Maulud: FG Declares Tuesday Public Holiday

FGNThe Federal Government has declared next week Tuesday, January 14, as public holiday to mark the Eid-el-Maulud festival.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs. Fatima Bamidele, on Thursday in Abuja.

The statement urged all Muslims and Nigerians in general to support, co-operate and join hands with President Goodluck Jonathan “in his sustained effort to build a peaceful, united and virile nation”.

It also quoted the Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, as wishing Nigerians a happy Eid-el-Maulud celebration, urging them to use the occasion to pray for peace across the nation.


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