The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, August 21 and Wednesday 22, as public holidays to mark the 2018 Eid-El-Kabir celebration.
The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.), made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement in Abuja on Thursday by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Dr Mohammed Umar.
He enjoined Nigerians to use the period to embrace the virtues of love and sacrifice for the unity and development of the nation.
Dambazau called on Nigerians both at home and abroad to support the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari “in its determination to ensure a peaceful and united Nigeria.”
The minister wished Nigerians a happy Eid-El-Kabir celebration.