By Wisdom Peter,
Report reaching Brainnewsradio has it that, The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Tuesday Public Holiday to mark Eid-El Maulud.
According to report, the declaration was made by the Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd) on Friday in a statement by The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Dr. Mohammed Umar.
Dambazau called on Muslim faithful to align themselves with the prophet’s teachings which border on piety, charity, tolerance and peaceful co-existence, among others, and equally called on all Nigerians to uphold these virtues with a view to overcoming the current national challenges facing the country.
Dambazau assured that the Federal Government remained committed to the unity of the country, and as such, would put adequate structures on ground towards ensuring that forthcoming general elections were credible, free and fair, and also wishes all Nigerians a joyous and peaceful Eid-El Maulud, NTA reports.