The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday, December 12 as public holiday to mark the Eid-El Maulud celebration.
The announcement was made today on behalf of the federal government by the Honourable Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau.
Dambazau enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to cooperate and join hands with President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, as he works tirelessly to build a strong, united and peaceful nation.
He also urged all Nigerians to use the occasion to pray for peace across the nation, while calling on all to be patient and supportive of the present administration for the successful implementation of its laudable programmes.
The minister wishes all Nigerians a happy Eid-El Maulud.