May 21, 2024

Eid-ul-Maulud: FG declares Wednesday Public Holiday

Eid-ul-Maulud: FG declares Wednesday Public Holiday

Etim Ekpimah

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, 27 September, 2023 as a Public Holiday to commemorate this year’s Eid-ul-Maulud.

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Oluwatoyin Akinlade, in a statement said the minister, Mr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, congratulated all Muslim faithful both at home and in the Diaspora for witnessing this year’s occasion.

The statement read: “His admonition to Nigerians, is to imbibe the spirit of love, patience, tolerance and perseverance which are deep spiritual virtues that the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) exemplified.

“The Honourable Minister, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo has urged Nigerians, especially our youths, to embrace the virtues of hard work and peaceful disposition to fellow humans, irrespective of faith, ideology, social class and ethnicity and join hands with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s led-Administration in its effort to build a progressive and enviable Nation that all citizens will be proud of.”

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