FG declares Monday, Tuesday May 25,26 public holidays for Eid-el-Fitri



News

The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 25th, and Tuesday, May 26th, as public holidays to mark the Eld-el-Fitri Celebration.


Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in Abuja.  Aregbesola congratulated all Muslim faithful for the successful completion of the Ramadan fast.



A statement by the Director of Press in the Ministry, Mohammed Manga, quoted Aregbesola as calling on Muslim faithfuls to replicate the life of kindness, love, tolerance, peace and good neighborliness as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad.


In a copy of the statement made available to the press, Aregbesola expressed concern over the spate of ethnic conflicts that has resurfaced in some parts of Northern Nigeria in recent times.


He advised “Nigerians to see themselves as a single entity and learn to tolerate one another despite their ethnic and religious differences.”


Aregbesola further assured Nigerians that the regime of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), was fully committed to battling COVID-19.


He called on Muslim faithful “to replicate the life of kindness, love, tolerance, peace and good neighbourliness as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW).”


The minister also advised Nigerians to take responsibility against the spread of the COVID-19.

Leave your comment.


Share on Google Plus
    Blogger Comment
    Facebook Comment

0 comments: