Eid-ul-Maulud: FG declares Wednesday Public Holiday
In honor of this year’s Eid-ul-Maulud festival, the Federal Government has designated Wednesday, September 27th, a public holiday.
According to Oluwatoyin Akinlade, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, the minister, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, who made the announcement in Abuja, commended all Muslim faithful both at home and abroad for witnessing this year’s occasion.
“His admonition to Nigerians is to imbibe the spirit of love, patience, tolerance, and perseverance which are deep spiritual virtues that the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) exemplified.
“The Honourable Minister, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo has urged Nigerians, especially our youths, to embrace the virtues of hard work and peaceful disposition to fellow humans, irrespective of faith, ideology, social class, and ethnicity, and join hands with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s led-Administration in its effort to build a progressive and enviable Nation that all citizens will be proud of”, the statement added.