The Federal Government has declared Monday, Dec 12, as public holiday to mark theEid-El- Maulud celebration.
The Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.- Gen.
Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration
on behalf of the Federal Government on
Thursday in Abuja.
In a statement signed by the acting Permanent
Secretary of the Ministry, Alhaji Muhammadu
Maccido, Dambazau enjoined all Muslim faithful
and Nigerians in general to join hands with
President Muhammadu Buhari to build a strong,
united and peaceful Nation.
He also urged all Nigerians to use the occasion
to pray for peace across the nation.
The minister also called on all Nigerians to be
patient and supportive of the present
administration for the successful implementation
of its laudable programmes.
He wished all Nigerians a happy and peaceful