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FG Declares Thursday, Friday Public Holidays to Mark Eid-el-Kabir

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The Federal Government has declared Thursday 30 and Friday 31 July, as public holidays to mark year 2020 Eid-el-Kabir.
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made this declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, through a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, ministry of Interior, Mrs Georgina Ehuriah, on Tuesday in Abuja.
Aregbesola congratulated Muslim faithfuls and Nigerians home and abroad on the occasion, calling on Muslims to continue to imbibe the spirit of love, peace, kindness and sacrifice, as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him).
The Minister called on Muslims 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 that the Administration of President Muhammadu Buhari was fully committed to battling the scourge with the cooperation of all Nigerians.
The minister emphasised that government would continue to foster peaceful coexistence, national cohesion and stability in its march towards actualising the full potentials of the country

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