Eid-el-Kabir: Nigeria Declares Tuesday, Wednesday As Public Holidays
The federal government has declared Tuesday, August 21, and Wednesday, August 22 as public holidays to enable Muslim faithful across Nigeria to celebrate the 2018 Eid-el-Kabir.
The Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on Thursday in a statement.
Dambazau called on Nigerians to use the period to embrace the virtues of love and sacrifice for the unity and development of Africa’s most populated nation.
He urged Nigerians both at home and abroad to support the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in its determination to foster a peaceful and united Nigeria.