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Eid-el-Maulud: FG declares Monday, December 12 Public Holiday



muhammadu-buhariThe Federal Government has declared Monday, December 12 , as public holiday to mark the Eid-El-Maulud celebration.‎

The Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja.

In a statement signed by the acting Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido, Dambazau enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to join hands with President Muhammadu Buhari to build a strong, united and peaceful Nation.‎

He also urged all Nigerians to use the occasion to pray for peace across the nation.‎

The minister also called on all Nigerians to be patient and supportive of the present administration for the successful implementation of its laudable programmes.

He wished all Nigerians a happy and peaceful Eid-El-Maulud celebration.


  1. MercyI

    December 8, 2016 at 4:56 pm


    • teee

      December 8, 2016 at 7:27 pm

      I love a pleasant surprise

  2. esther

    December 8, 2016 at 5:10 pm

    Hapi monday holiday.

    • Darius

      December 8, 2016 at 5:33 pm

      I thought somebody advised you on how to go about it if you really need help. Pls, do the right thing jor.

  3. Nunulicious

    December 8, 2016 at 7:31 pm

    Na wa. Sudden holiday…how does this economy even function.

  4. Suga

    December 8, 2016 at 11:26 pm

    Halleluyah, make person rest small! This is good news for me. ???


    December 9, 2016 at 12:38 am

    I cant count how many public holidays we had this year.
    Nigeria needs a miracle!

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