The federal government has declared Friday, June 15 and Monday 18 , as public holidays to mark this year’s Id-el Fitr celebration.
The minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, (rtd), who made the declaration on behalf of the federal government, congratulated Muslim Faithfuls on the successful completion of the Ramadan and enjoined Nigerians at large to use the occasion of the celebration to pray for the peace, unity, prosperity and stability of the nation.
Danbazau in a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary, ministry of Interior, Dr. Umar, encouraged Nigerians to join hands with the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to fulfil his dream of taking the nation to greater heights.
He said the expectation of government is that all Nigerians be inspired by the virtues gained during the Holy Month of Ramadan to live a life of sacrifice, charity and love for one another.
The Minister wished all Nigerians a happy, peaceful and rewarding Id-el Fitr celebration.
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