The Nigeria Federal Government has on Tuesday in Abuja declared August 12 and 13 as public holidays to mark the 2019 Eid-el-Kabir.
The observance of the Eid-el-Kabir prayers will be on Sunday 11 August.
Mr Mohammed Manga, Director of Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Interior, in a statement said the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs Georgina Ehuriah, made the declaration on Tuesday.
Ehuriah reaffirmed the determination of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to protect the lives and properties of Nigerians.
She said that security agencies under the Ministry have been directed to ensure the provision of adequate security, before, during and after the celebrations.
The Permanent Secretary restated government’s desire for all Nigerians to live a life of sacrifice, charity and love for one another.
Soldiers invades Nnamdi Kanu’s home
Got a news tip?
If you have a story for our news team or firsthand information, pictures about a news story to pass to us, send it via WhatsApp +2348077609539 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Founder/editor-in-chief – ASB News. If you’d like to get in touch with me, feel free to follow any of my social links below.