The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, June 28 and Thursday, June 29 as Eid-El-Kabir holidays in commemoration of this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Oluwatoyin Akinlade.
The statement read, ‘’In the spirit of this special occasion, during which we commemorate the great virtues of obedience, sacrifice and faith as exemplified by prophet Ibraheem (Peace of Allah be upon him), Muslims, and indeed all Nigerians are enjoined to make sacrifices for the growth and development of our communities and our great country, Nigeria.
We are hopeful that prayers and sacrifices that come with this great celebration as well as the message of Eid-el-Kabir will bring about peace, unity, and progress in Nigeria. Happy Eid-el-Kabir to all Nigeria.’’