Federal Govt declares Monday public holiday

Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola Credit: Channels TV

The Federal Government has declared Monday as Public Holiday to mark the 2019 Eid-ul-Mawlud in commemoration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad.

Director Press and Public Relations of the Ministry of Interior, Mohammed Manga, announced this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

According to NAN, Manga said the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion and enjoined them to live within the virtues and teachings of the Prophet.

Aregbesola said peace and security would be guaranteed the Prophet’s virtues of love, courage and perseverance are imbibed.

He added that with the immense potentials the country is endowed with; coupled with its human and natural resources, Nigeria will certainly will great again.

“With love, commitment, self-sacrifice, patience and patriotism, we will certainly, build a greater Nigeria,” Aregbesola said.

The Minister restated Federal government’s desire to ensure a peaceful and secure environment for all Nigerians.

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