To mark the 2018 Eid-El-Kabir celebration, the Federal Government has declared Tuesday, August 21 and Wednesday 22 August as public holidays.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Ministry of Interior and signed by Dr M. B. Umar, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry.
“The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, retd, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, enjoined Nigerians to use the period to embrace the virtues of love and sacrifice for the unity and development of the nation.
“He called on Nigerians both at home and abroad to support the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in its determination in ensuring a peaceful and united Nigeria. The Minister wishes Nigerians Happy Eid-El-Kabir celebration,” the statement read.