To mark the 2019 Muslim celebrations, Eid-el-Kabir, the Federal Government of Nigeria, FGN, has declared August 12th and 13th as public holidays. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah, announced this on behalf of the Federal Government, on Tuesday, in Abuja.
She sent her warm wishes and congratulations to Muslims at home and in the Diaspora on the occasion and called on Nigerians to use the period of the celebration to embrace the virtues of love, humility, peace and sacrifice as demonstrated by the Holy Prophet Mohammed (PBUH).
She urged Nigerians to ignore all forms of disruptive tendencies but 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.
She wished Nigerians happy, peaceful and fulfilling Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.