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FG Declares July 11th And 12th As Public Holidays For Eid-El Kabir Celebration



The Federal Government has declared Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th July, 2022, as public holidays to mark the 2022 Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

This was made known by the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, on behalf of the Federal Government on Thursday.

The minister congratulated all Muslims and Nigerians both at home and abroad.

“I call 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) and to also use the period to pray for peace, unity, prosperity and the stability of the country, considering the challenges of insecurity we face at the moment” Aregbesola said.

The Minister assured Nigerians that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is “committed to the security of lives and properties of all Nigerians, empowering the citizens for successful living, the provisions of social investments programmes and adequate security in the schools”.

The minister also assure Nigerians of adequate security during the festive period, while urging them to report suspicious activities to security agents.