The Federal Government has declared Wednesday (12th) and Thursday, 13th May, 2021 as public holidays to mark this year’s Eidul-Fitr celebration.
Minister of the Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, via a statement on Monday.
He felicitated with Muslim faithful and appealed to all Nigerians at home and abroad to use the period of this year’s Eidul-Fitr celebration to pray for peace, stability and economic transformation in the land.
Aregbesola urged all Nigerians to be law-abiding and embrace the spirit of love, self-discipline, kindness and tolerance, as taught by Prophet Mohammed.
He also called on all security agencies in the country to be more courageous and patriotic to surmount insecurity and activities of criminal elements in Nigeria.
The Minister wished all Muslims a happy and peaceful Eidul-Fitr celebration.