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FG Declares Tuesday & Wednesday As Public Holiday For Eid-ul-Adha Celebration

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The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, August 21 and Wednesday , August 22 as public holidays to celebrate the 2018 Eid-el -Kabir .Eid-ul-Adha

The Minister of Interior , Retired Lt . -Gen . Abdulrahman Dambazau , made the declaration on Thursday in Abuja in a statement issued by Dr . Mohammed Umar , the Permanent Secretary at the ministry .

While wishing Nigerians a happy Eid- el-Kabir celebration , Dambazau enjoined the citizens to use the period to embrace the virtues of love and sacrifice for the unity and development of the country .

He urged Nigerians both at home and abroad to support the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in its determination to foster a peaceful and united Nigeria .

( NAN )

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