The Federal Authorities has declared Tuesday, July 20 and Wednesday, July 21, as Public Holidays to mark this 12 months’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
The disclosure is contained in an announcement titled, ‘Eid-El-Kabir: FG Declares Tuesday, July 20 and Wednesday, July 21, as Public Holidays’, issued by the Everlasting Secretary, Federal Ministry of Inside, Dr Shuaib Belgore, on Thursday, July 15, 2021.
In keeping with Belgore, the Minister of Inside, Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Authorities additionally congratulated all Muslim trustworthy and Nigerians at residence and within the Diaspora on the event.
What the Minister of Inside is saying
Aregbesola was quoted as saying, “I name on Muslims to proceed to imbibe the spirit of affection, peace, kindness and sacrifice, as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him). And to additionally use the interval to hope for peace, unity, prosperity and the soundness of the nation, contemplating the challenges of insecurity we face in the meanwhile.
“These primarily are bandits within the North- West and North-Central, insurgents within the North- East, kidnappers, armed robbers, ethnic agitators and varied criminals in different components of the nation.”
The Minister assured that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration was dedicated to the safety of lives and property of each Nigerian, empowering the residents for profitable dwelling, the provisions of social investments programmes.
He additionally stated that the federal government is dedicated to making sure safety within the faculties, particularly with the spate of harmless college youngsters being targets of kidnapping.
Aregbesola additionally enjoined on all Nigerians the observance of all Covid-19 protocols, significantly the non-pharmaceutical measures, sporting of facemasks, hand washing and social distancing designed to maintain the transmission of the illness at bay.
The minister expressed sympathy for the households of faculty youngsters who had been kidnapped or suffered one misfortune or one other.