Eid-el Maulud: FG announces public holiday for Thursday 29 October

In commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, the Federal Government has proclaimed Thursday 29 October as a national holiday to mark this year’s Eidul-Mawlid celebration.

The Minister of the Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, in a statement released today , October 27, congratulated Muslim believers both at home and abroad for witnessing the occasion this year.

He urged them to absorb “the spirit of loyalty, courage and perseverance that are the virtues of the Holy Prophet Muhammad ( peace be upon him),” adding that doing so would guarantee the country ‘s peace and stability.

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