To mark Eid-el Fitri celebrations, the Federal Government of Nigeria FGN has declared Tuesday, 5th and Wednesday, 6th July, 2016 as public holiday.
The Minister of Interior, Lieutenant Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), declared this in a statement issued by the Ministry’s, Permanent Secretary, in Abuja on Thursday.
The Minister, urged all Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to extend the spiritual benefits of Ramadan, which are love, peace and justice to their daily living and through this contribute to the development of the nation.
He further appealed that the spiritual period be used to reflect on the imperative of unity and peaceful co-existence in strengthening the bond of togetherness for a strong, virile Nation.
While wishing Nigerians a peaceful celebration, the Minister urged total support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s avowed determination to bequeath to the nation an enduring political legacy.
Source; Globa Village Extra