Monday, 28 August 2017

FG Declares Friday, Monday Public Holiday in Responce To Eid-il-Kabir Celebration

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The Government of Nigeria has declared Friday 1st and Monday 4th of next month in September 2017as Public Holiday in celebrating Eid-il-Kabir   

This was disclosed in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja and approved by Representative of the office of the permanent secretary, Dr Rufai Kawu Attahiru .

The statement Read in part; The Hon  Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Muslim faithful and all Nigerians, urging them to use the occasion to pray for peace, unity, prosperity and the stability of the country’s democracy.
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 “Gen. Dambazau further urged all Nigerians to join hands with the Government of President Muhammadu Buhari in its avowed determination to build a peaceful and harmonious country, where the rights of every citizen, are protected and guaranteed, as enshrined in the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

 “The Minister also assured citizens of their safety in all parts of the country, emphasizing that security agencies have been directed to maintain the peace and protect lives and property. “He condemned in strong terms the prevalence of Hate Speeches in the country and warned that the government would henceforth deal with perpetrators according to the law, while emphasizing that the government would continue to foster peaceful coexistence, national cohesion and stability in its march towards actualizing the full potential of Nigeria. “The Honorable Minister wishes all Nigerians a most rewarding and Happy Id-el-Kabir celebration”, the statement read..

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