THE Federal Government has declared Monday, December 12 as public holiday to mark the Eid-el-Maulud celebration.
The Honourable Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to cooperate and join hands with President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, as he works tirelessly to build a strong, united and peaceful nation.
He also urged all Nigerians to use the occasion to pray for peace across the nation.
The minister also called on all Nigerians to be patient and supportive of the present administration for the successful implementation of its laudable programmes.
He wished all Nigerians a happy and peaceful Eid-el-Maulud celebration.