FG declares July 30 and 31 public holidays to mark Eid-Kabir celebration

President Muhammadu Buhari
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The Federal Government has declared Thursday 30 and Friday 31 July 2020 as public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir Celebration.

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola announced this to the general public while congratulating Muslim faithful and all Nigerians both at home and abroad on occasion.

He implored Muslims to continue to imbibe the spirit of love, peace, kindness and sacrifice, as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad.

He also urged them to use the period to pray for peace, unity, prosperity and the stability of the country, especially as the world is witnessing global health challenges caused by Covid-19 pandemic.

Aregbosola assured the public that the FG is fully committed to fostering peaceful coexistence, national cohesion, and stability in its march towards actualising the full potentials of the country.

He called on all Nigerians to join hands with the administration of President Buhari in its determination to build a peaceful, harmonious, and prosperous country, where the rights of every citizen, are protected and guaranteed.

The Minister advised Nigerians to act responsibly during the festive period to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus and also to stay safe by observing physical and social distancing, personal and respiratory hygiene, as well as other regulations issued by relevant authorities.

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