In order to celebrate 2020 Eid-el-Kabir, the Federal Government has declared 30th, and 31st July 2020 as public holidays for the celebration across the country.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah, on Tuesday.
According to the statement, Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, congratulated Muslim faithful and all Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora on the occasion.
The statement reads; “He called on the Muslims to continue to imbibe the spirit of love, peace, kindness and sacrifice, as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him) and to also use the period to pray for peace, unity, prosperity and the stability of the country especially as the world is witnessing global health challenges caused by Covid-19 pandemic”.
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