Eid-il-Maulud: FG declares Monday as public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday, October 10, 2022 as Public Holiday.

Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, in a statement on Thursday, October 6, said it’s to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Mawlid Celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him).

Aregbesola congratulated all Muslims both at home and in the Diaspora for witnessing this year’s occasion and admonished all Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of love, patience, tolerance and perseverance which are deep spiritual virtues and which the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) exemplified, adding that doing so would guarantee peace, security and harmony In the country.

He enjoins Nigerians, particularly Muslims, to refrain from vi@lence, lawlessness and other acts of crim#nality

“As the indisputable leader of our race, we must demonstrate responsible leadership in Africa,” he said.

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