The federal government has declared Tuesday August 21 and Wednesday August 22 as public Holidays to mark the 2018 Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
The minister of Interior, Lt-Gen Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau (rtd) who made the declaration on behalf of the federal government, in a statement signed by the ministry’s permanent sectary, Dr. Mohammed Bello Umar, enjoined Nigerians to use the period to embrace the virtues of love and sacrifice for the unity and development of the nation.
He called on Nigerians both at home and abroad to support the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in its determination to ensure peaceful and united Nigeria.
The minister wishes Nigerians Happy Eid-el-Kabir celebration.