Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th declared as public holiday
Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th of May 2020 are the days for celebrating the year's Eid-ul-fitr. Resulting from this, The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared this two days as public holidays to celebrate this year’s Eid-ul-fitr.
The information was passed on Thursday by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, on behalf of the federal government in a statement.
Also he acknowledge in his speech all Muslims and congratulate them for the successful completion of the Ramada fast, at the same time encouraging them to follow in the footsteps of the Holy Prohet Muhammad, live a life of kindness, love and tolerance.
Again he throw words of wisdom and Nigeria at large, advising all to live and one single entity and tolerate one another regardless of ethnic or religious background. Aregbesola assured Nigerians that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is fully committed to battling the scourge of COVID-19 with the cooperation of all Nigerians. He advised Nigerians to take responsibility against the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and also stay safe by observing physical and social distancing, personal and respiratory hygiene, as well as other regulations issued by relevant authorities.
He commended the security agencies for the successes so far recorded in the fight against the Boko Haram insurgency in the North East,
He further admonished Muslims on the celebration of Eid-ul-fitr, the Minister reminded them to always obey constituted authorities as stated in the holy Qu’ran.