The Federal Government on Wednesday has declared Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th August as Public Holidays to mark the 2019 Eid-Al-Kabir celebrations.
Concise News gathered that the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Barr. Georgina Ehuriah made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government while congratulating the Muslim faithful on the occasion.
Ehuriah called on all Nigerians, at home, and in the diaspora, to use the period of this year’s Eid-Al-Kabir celebration to embrace the virtues of love, humility, peace, and sacrifice as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Mohammed.
She urged Nigerians to shun any form of disruptive tendencies and 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.
According to a statement by Director of Press & Public Relations, Mohammed Manga, the Permanent Secretary reaffirmed the determination of the President Muhammadu Buhari led-administration to protect the lives and properties of Nigerians, adding that Security Agencies under the Ministry has been directed to ensure the provision of adequate security, before, during and after the Eid-Al-Kabir celebrations.
She restated the government’s desire for all Nigerians to live a life of sacrifice, charity, and love for one another.
The Federal Government wished Nigerians a happy, peaceful and fulfilling Eid-Al-Kabir celebrations.