FG Declares Tuesday, Wednesday Public Holiday to Mark Eid-el Fitri Celebrations
The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, 5th and Wednesday, 6th July, 2016 as Public Holiday to mark Eid-el Fitri Celebrations.
Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), who made the declaration Thursday on behalf of the Federal Government, enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to extend the spiritual benefits of Ramadan, which are love, peace and justice to their daily living and through this contribute to the development of the nation.
According to a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Bassey Akpanyung, the minister also urged all Nigerians to use the opportunity of this spiritual rejuvenation to reflect on the imperative of unity and peaceful co-existence in strengthening the bond of togetherness for a strong, virile Nation.
Dambazau while wishing Nigerians a peaceful celebration, urged total support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s vowed determination to bequeath to the nation an enduring political legacy.