The Federal Government has declared tomorrow, Thursday October 29, 2020 as Public Holiday to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Maulud, which is the celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him).
Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Ra’uf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated the Muslim faithful both at home and abroad for witnessing this year’s occasion.
He enjoined them to imbibe the spirit of love, patience and perseverance that are the virtues of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), adding that doing so would guarantee peace and security in the country.
While calling for a stop to all divisive tendencies across the country, the Minister urged all Nigerians and the youth in particular, to embrace peace and cooperate with the Buhari led-administration in its effort to build a virile nation, which all citizens can be proud of.
The FG wished all Muslims a happy Eid-ul-Maulud Celebration and all Nigerians a Happy Holiday.