Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th has been declared public holiday by the federal government of Nigeria to mark Eid-il-Kabir celebration.
This announcement was made by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior Georgina Ehuriah, on behalf of the federal government. she also congratulated the Muslims.
The Permanent Secretary called on all Nigerians in diaspora and at home to use this year’s Eid-il-Kabir celebration to embrace virtues of love,humility, peace and sacrifice as exemplified by the holy prophet mohammed.
She also urge Nigerians to shun any form of disruptive tendencies and join hands with the federal government to build a peaceful, strong and united Nigeria so as to achieve an enviable next level of growth and development.
The Permanent Secretary also said that the president Mohammadu Buhari led-administration to protect lives and properties of Nigerians, adding that the security agencies under the ministry have been directed to ensure the provision of adequate security, before during and after Eid-il-Kabir celebration.