Eid-el Maulud: FG Declares Tuesday Public Holiday

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman DambazauMinister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau

The Federal Government () has Tuesday as Public Holiday to mark the 2018 Eid-el Maulud.

The country’s Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd), made the declaration, according to a statement by Dr Mohammed Umar, Permanent Secretary of the ministry.

He urged Muslim faithful to align themselves with the prophet’s teachings which border on piety, charity, tolerance and peaceful co-existence, among others.

Dambazau also called on all Nigerians to uphold these virtues with a view to overcoming the current national challenges facing the country.

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