To mark the 2019 Eid-el-Kabir celebrations, the Federal Government has declared August 12th and 13th as public holidays. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, on Tuesday, in Abuja.
She congratulated Muslims at home and in the Diaspora on the occasion and advised Nigerians to use the period of the celebration to embrace the virtues of love, humility, peace and sacrifice as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Mohammed (PBUH).
She advised Nigerians to shun forms of disruptive tendencies but join hands with the Federal Government to build a peaceful, strong and united Nigeria so as to achieve an enviable Next Level of growth and development.
She wished Nigerians happy, peaceful and fulfilling Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.