The federal government has declared Monday and Tuesday, June 26 and 27, as Public Holiday to mark Eid-el-fitr celebration. The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on behalf of the federal government. He enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to use the occasion of the celebration for sober reflection and pray for peace, unity and progress of the nation in its march to nationhood. The minister further assured Nigerians of the government’s resolve to be just and fair to all. He wished Nigerians a peaceful and rewarding celebration.
The Federal Government has declared Monday, Dec. 26, and Tuesday Dec. 27, 2016 as public holidays to mark the Christmas and Boxing Day. Similarly, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 has also been declared as public holiday to mark the New Year. This was disclosed by the Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau in Abuja on Wednesday. He called on all Christian faithful and Nigerians in general to remain committed and supportive of the Government of President Muhammadu Buhari and urged them to use the occasion to pray for peace, unity and peaceful co-existence across the country. The Minister wished all Nigerians at home and abroad, a Merry Christmas and prosperous New Year 2017.
The Federal Government has declared Monday, December 12th, 2016 as public holiday to mark the Eid-el Maulud celebration. This was disclosed by the Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.) in a statement signed by the acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido,. The Minister called on all Muslim faithfuls and Nigerians in general to cooperate and join hands with President Muhammadu Buhari, towards building a strong, united and peaceful nation. He equally urged all Nigerians to use the occasion to pray for peace across the nation.