The Federal Government has declared Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th August as public holidays, to mark the 2019 Eid-il-Kabir celebrations.
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Barr. Georgina Ekeoma Ehuriah, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government.
Ehuriah congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion and called on all Nigerians at home and in diaspora, “to use the period of this year’s Eid-il-Kabir celebration to embrace the virtues of love, humility, peace and sacrifice as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Mohammed (Pbuh)”.
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.
Barr. Ehuriah assured that security agencies under the Ministry, have been directed to ensure the provision of adequate security, before, during and after the the Eid-il-Kabir celebrations.