FG declares Thursday, Friday as Sallah holidays

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The Federal Government has declared Thursday and Friday  July 30 and July 31 respectively as public holidays for 2020 Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

According to the statement released on Tuesday by Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah, the government called on the Muslim faithful to imbibe the spirit of love, kindness, and pray for peace as they celebrate Sallah.

According to the statement, Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, congratulated Muslim faithful and all Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora on the occasion.

The statement read, “He called on the Muslims to continue to imbibe the spirit of love, peace, kindness and sacrifice, as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him) and to also use the period to pray for peace, unity, prosperity and the stability of the country especially as the world is witnessing global health challenges caused by Covid-19 pandemic.”

 

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