The President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has declared August 12 and 13 as public holidays to mark the 2019 Eid-el-Kabir.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah, who stated this in a statement in Abuja, congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion and called on all Nigerians, at home and in diaspora, to use the 2019 Eid-el-Kabir to embrace the virtues of love, humility, peace and sacrifice as exemplified by Prophet Mohammed.
She urged Nigerians to shun any form of disruptive tendencies and join hands with the Federal Government to build a peaceful, strong and united Nigeria so as to achieve an enviable next level of growth and development.
Ehuriah reaffirmed the determination of the President and his administration to protect the lives and properties of Nigerians, adding that security agencies under the ministry have been directed to ensure the provision of adequate security, before, during and after the the Eid-el-Kabir.
The Permanent Secretary restated Government’s desire for all Nigerians to live a life of sacrifice, charity and love for one another.
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