Eid el-Kabir:  Govt declares Thursday, Friday public holidays

 Eid el-Kabir:  Govt declares Thursday, Friday public holidays

By Abolaji Adebayo

The Federal Government has declared Thursday 30th and Friday 31st July, 2020 as Public Holidays to mark this year’s Eid el-Kabir Celebration.

This was conveyed in a statement signed by the Ministry of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola on Tuesday.

He congratulated Muslim faithful and all Nigerians both at home and abroad on the occasion.

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.

The Minister, who assured that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is fully committed to battling the scourge with the cooperation of all Nigerians, emphasized that government would continue to foster peaceful coexistence, national cohesion and stability in its march towards actualizing the full potentials of the country.

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