The Federal Government has declared Monday, June 26 and Tuesday, June 27 as public holiday to mark Eid el Fitr. 
 
Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau made the announcement on behalf of the Federal Government.
 
He‎ enjoined all muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to use the occasion of the celebration for sober reflection and pray for peace, unity and progress of the nation in its march towards nationhood. 

Meanwhile the Coalition of Civil Society groups and labour have joined the call for a tougher action against those making divisive comments.
 
At separate events in Abuja, they both advised the Federal Government to clampdown on perpetrators.
 
Also member of PDP Board of Trustees, Olabode George says Nigeria cannot afford to go into another civil war, after the1967 to 1970 Biafra War.  
 
The politician who spoke against the backdrop of the secession call and vacation threat, asking the warring parties to sheath their sword and focus on the strength of the nation's diversity.