FG Declares Monday and Tuesday Public Holiday for Eid-al-kabir

  • FG Declares Monday and Tuesday Public Holiday for Eid-al-kabir

The Federal Government on Tuesday declared August 12 and 13 as national Public Holidays to celebrate the 2019 Eid-Al-Kabir.

Mr Mohammed Manga, Director of Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Interior, in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja, said the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs Georgina Ehuriah, made the declarations. Ehuriah congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion. She called on all Nigerians to use the period of this year’s celebration to embrace the virtues of love, humility, peace and sacrifice as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Mohammed (Pbuh). She urged Nigerians to shun any form of disruptive tendencies and join hands with the Federal Government to build a peaceful, strong and united Nigeria.

Ehuriah reaffirmed the determination of President Muhammadu Buhari administration to protect the lives and properties of Nigerians. She said that security agencies under the Ministry have been directed to ensure the provision of adequate security, before, during and after the celebrations. The Permanent Secretary restated the government’s desire for all Nigerians to live a life of sacrifice, charity and love for one another. She wished Nigerians a happy, peaceful and fulfilling Eid-Al-Kabir celebrations.

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