FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DECLARES WEDNESDAY, 6TH AND THURSDAY, 7TH JULY 2016 AS PUBLIC HOLIDAY
The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, 6th and Thursday, 7th July, 2016 as public holiday to mark Eid-el Fitri Celebrations.
The Honourable Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to extend the spiritual benefits of Ramadan, which are love, peace and justice to their daily living and through this contribute to the development of the nation.
Gen. Dambazau also urged all Nigerians to use the opportunity of this spiritual rejuvenation to reflect on the imperative of unity and peaceful co-existence in strengthening the bond of togetherness for a strong, virile Nation.
The Honourable Minister, while wishing Nigerians a peaceful celebration, urges total support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s avowed determination to bequeath to the nation an enduring political legacy.