The Federal Government has declared Wednesday September 27 as Public Holiday to commemorate Eid-ul- Maulud celebration, the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad.
The Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo who made the declaration in Abuja, congratulated Muslim faithful both at home and in the Diaspora for witnessing this year’s occasion.
The Minister admonished Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of love, patience, tolerance and perseverance which are deep spiritual virtues that the Holy Prophet Muhammad exemplified
Dr Tunji-Ojo urged Nigerians especially youths to embrace the virtues of hard work and peaceful disposition to fellow humans, irrespective of faith, ideology, social class and ethnicity.
He also called on Nigerians to support President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s led-Administration in its effort to build a progressive and enviable Nation that all citizens will be proud of.
Writing by Joshua Adams; editing by Hadiza Abdulrahman