Federal Government Declares 4th & 5th June Public Holiday For Ramadan Celebrations

Published 4 months ago by: Olusanya Akinrinola
at 08:57 PM, 31/05/2019 (4 months ago)

(3588 | Gistmaniac) (m)


Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th June, 2019, have been marked by the Federal Government as public holidays to mark the Muslim Eid-Al-Fitr celebration (Ramadan)
This was made known by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Barrister Georgina Ekeoma Ehuriah, on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed on Friday by the
ministry’s Director of Press and Public Relations Mohammed Manga.

In the statement, she congratulated Muslim faithfuls on a successful completion of the Ramadan Fast. She also enjoined all Nigerians to use the occasion of the celebration to pray for the peace, unity, prosperity and stability of the nation.

She went on to advice Nigerians to shun hate speeches and divisive tendencies, and to join hands towards working with the Administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in order to build a peaceful, strong and united Nigeria so as to achieve the next level of socio-economic development.
Reaffirming the determination of the Federal Government to protect the lives and property of Nigerians, she added that security agencies, under the Ministry, have been directed to ensure the provision of adequate security before, during and after the Eid-Al-Fitri celebration.

Problem with this article? Please contact us



LATEST COMMENTS

  1. tonyigho on: I Built Church & Mosque With Ransom I Collect -Taofeek Lawal, The Notorious Kidnapper in Oyo
    Dis guy done implicate dat traditional ruler but dat man go surely deny dis guy.... 2 hrs ago
  2. Goldtime on: Aso Rock, Now House Of Comedy - PDP Mocks Buhari
    It has nothing to do with Nigerians and the Nigerian economy.It is a family matter ,every family has... 2 hrs ago
  3. tonyigho on: Research Reveals Beyonce Is The Second Most Beautiful Woman In The World Behind Bella Hadid
    Keep  your stupid research to yourself ... 2 hrs ago
  4. DMG17 on: Aisha Buhari Apologizes For Embarrassment She Has Caused Nigerians In The Leaked Video
    NONSENSE. WHO CARES? ... 4 hrs ago
  5. kp45 on: Nigeria Labour Council (NLC) Set To Commence Nationwide Strike Tomorrow Over Minimum Wage
    Fake NLC, not as infective anymore. ... 4 hrs ago