FG Declares Monday as Public Holiday

FG Declares Monday as Public Holiday

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday, November 11 as a public holiday to mark the 2019 Eid-ul-Maulud celebration.

The Eid-ul-Maulud is a day set aside by faithfuls to mark the birthday of the holy Muhammed.

Mr Mohammed Manga, Director Press and Public Relations of the Ministry of Interior, announced this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, NAN reports.

He said the of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, congratulated the faithful on the occasion and enjoined them to live within the virtues and teachings of the Prophet.

He said imbibing the ’s virtues of love, courage and perseverance would guarantee peace and security in the country.

Aregbesola expressed confidence that the challenges confronting Nigeria at the moment would soon be over; and therefore called on Nigerians to remain focused and determined.

He gave the assurance that with the immense potentials the country is endowed with; coupled with its human and natural resources, Nigeria will sooner than later join the league of developed nations.

“With love, commitment, self-sacrifice, patience and patriotism, we will certainly, build a greater Nigeria,” Aregbesola said.

The restated Government’s desire to ensure a peaceful and secure environment for all Nigerians.

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