Jan 31, 2023

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BREAKING: Buhari’s Govt Declares Public Holidays for All Nigerians – Legit.ng

  • The federal government declared public holidays for the upcoming Eid el-Kabir celebration on Thursday, July 7
  • In a statement, The permanent secretary of the Interior Ministry, Rauf Aregbesola, the minister, announced that the public holidays will be on Monday 11 July and Tuesday 12 July.
  • Aregbesola also congratulated the Muslims and all Nigerians, adding that during the period

FCT, Abuja – To be vigilant about security Celebrations of Eid-el-Kabir 2022 have been scheduled by the federal government on Thursday July 7th, Monday July 11th and Public holiday on Tuesday July 12.

The announcement was made by Interior Minister Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, The Nation reports.

Aregbesola congratulated all Muslims and Nigerians on the religious festival and said:

” I urge Muslims to keep drinking the spirit of love, peace, kindness and sacrifice, like it the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) exemplified and also to take the time to pray for peace, unity, prosperity and the stability of the country, considering that Out Demands of insecurity that we are facing at the moment.”

The minister assured Nigerians that the Buhari-led government “is committed to the safety of life and property of all Nigerians and power empowers citizens to lead prosperous lives, provide social investment programs and provide adequate security in schools.”

Furthermore, the former governor of Osun advised the public, during the period and to be vigilant Report any suspicious activity by anyone.

In a statement from Shuaib Belgore, the ministry’s permanent secretary, Aregbesola urged Nigerians to use the N-Alerts application is designed to mitigate security challenges with a command prompt Response from security agencies: As soon as you “see something, make N alerts”.

Part of the statement read:

“We must all take responsibility for the safety of life and property while celebrating this year’s festival.”

The full statement is included in the following tweets:

FG announces 2022 Democracy Day as a public holiday

Meanwhile, the government declared Monday 13 June a public holiday in celebration of Democracy Day 2022.

Interior Minister Rauf Aregbesola made the statement on behalf of the federal government in a statement released Thursday, June 9.

He congratulated Nigerians on the occasion and urged all citizens to support the current government in its efforts to ensure a safe, united and prosperous nation.

Source: Legit.ng