Wednesday, January 23, 2013

January 24 Declared Holiday For Eid-el-maulud

The Federal Government has declared Thursday, January 24, 2013 as public holiday to commemorate the Muslim Eid-El-Maulud celebration.

The Minister of Interior, Mr Abba Moro, made the announcement in Abuja on Friday, in a statement signed by Mr Adetayo Sode, the Director of Citizenship and Business in the ministry.

Moro, who congratulated Muslims on the occasion, urged them to use the occasion to pray for sustained efforts to uplift the nation.

He also urged Nigerians to use the occasion to pray for peace and unity of the country.

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