FG DECLARES MONDAY 10th OCTOBER 2022 PUBLIC HOLIDAY TO MARK EIDUL-MAWLID CELEBRATION
The Federal Government has declared Monday 10th October, 2022 as Public Holiday to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Mawlid Celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him).
In a Statement, Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulates all Muslims both at home and in the Diaspora for witnessing this year’s occasion.
He admonishes all Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of love, patience, tolerance and perseverance which are deep spiritual virtues and which the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) exemplified, adding that doing so would guarantee peace, security and harmony in the country.
Aregbesola enjoins Nigerians, particularly Muslims, to refrain from violence, lawlessness and other acts of criminality.
While advising Nigerians to shun all divisive tendencies across the country, the Minister urges the youth to embrace the virtues of hard work and peaceful disposition to fellow humans, irrespective of faith, ideology, social class and ethnicity.
The Minister wishes all Muslims a happy celebration and Nigerians a happy holiday.