Today Thursday 29th October has been declared by the Federal Government to be public holiday to mark this year’s Eid-el Maolud celebration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad.
Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, The Minister of Interior, made this known on behalf of the government by congratulating the Muslim both at home and abroad for witnessing this year’s occasion.
This was contained in a statement on Tuesday by the spokesman, Ministry of Interior, Mohammed Manga, titled,
“FG declares Thursday, October 29,2020 public holiday to mark Eidul Mawlid celebration and said that;
“Aregbesola enjoined Nigerians, particularly Muslims, to abhor violence, lawlessness, wantonness and robbery “as witnessed across the country most recently, stressing that Nigeria is the pride of the black race and should provide responsible leadership for the greatness and development of the African continent and all black people.”