This is for those that have been asking us when the Eid-el-Maulud holiday is – The Federal Government has declared Tuesday 14th January 2014 as public holiday to mark the Eid-el-Maulud celebration.
In a statement issued yesterday in Abuja by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Fatima Bamidele, “the Minister of Interior Abba Moro made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria and enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to support, co-operate and join hands…in the effort to build a peaceful united and virile nation”.
The public holiday coincides with this year’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration.
While wishing Nigerian a happy Eid-El-Maulud celebration, urged all Nigerians to use the occasion to pray for peace across the nation.
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