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Nigerian Government Declares Tuesday Public Holiday To Mark Eid-ul-Maulud Celebration

Tuesday has been declared as public holiday by the federal government.

Nigerian Government has declared Tuesday, October 19, a public holiday to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Maulud celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad.

Nigerian Government Declares Tuesday Public Holiday To Mark Eid-ul-Maulud Celebration

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola made the announcement on Friday in a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Shuaib Belgore.

Aregbesola advised Nigerians to stop all divisive tendencies and imbibe the spirit of love, patience and perseverance — virtues which Prophet Muhammad is known for.

The statement reads: “The Federal Government has declared Tuesday October 19th, 2021 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).

“Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made this declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulates all Muslim faithful both at home and in the Diaspora for witnessing this year’s occasion.

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“He admonishes all Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of love, patience and perseverance which are the virtues of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), adding that doing so would guarantee peace and security in the country.

“Ogbeni Aregbesola enjoined Nigerians, particularly Muslims, to refrain from violence, lawlessness and other acts of criminality. As the indisputable leader of our race, we must show responsible leadership in Africa.

“While calling for a stop to all divisive tendencies across the country, the Minister urges all Nigerians and the youth in particular, to embrace the virtues of hard work and peaceful disposition to fellow humans, irrespective of faith, ideology, social class and ethnicity and cooperate with President Muhammadu Buhari’s led-Administration in its effort to build a progressive and enviable nation that all citizens would be proud of.”

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