FG Declares Friday December 1st A Public Holiday



The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Friday, 1st December 2017 as public holiday in memorialisation of the Muslim Eid-El-Maulud celebration. This was contained in a statement issued by the Federal Government on Wednesday in Abuja.

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The statement which was signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior – Abubakar Magaji urged all Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to use the occasion to pray for peace, progress and unity of the nation.

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The statement equally urged all Nigerians to support the President Muhammadu Buhari administration in its efforts at building a virile nation, and wished Nigerians a happy Eid-El-Maulud celebration.