Eid-el Maulud: FG declares Thursday public holiday
Adelani Adepegba, Abuja
The Federal Government has declared Thursday as a public holiday to mark this year’s Eidul-Mawlid celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad.
Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the government,
congratulated the Muslim faithful both at home and abroad for witnessing this year’s occasion.
He enjoined them to imbibe “the spirit of love, patience and perseverance which are the virtues of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him),” adding that doing so would guarantee peace and security in the country.
This was contained in a statement on Tuesday, by the spokesman, Ministry of Interior, Mohammed Manga,
titled, ‘FG declares Thursday, October 29, 2020 public holiday to mark Eidul Mawlid celebration