FG Declares Thursday Public Holiday To Mark Islamic Festival

The federal government has declared Thursday, October 29, a public holiday across Nigeria.

This was disclosed by the interior minister, Rauf Aregbesola, in a statement by the ministry’s spokesperson, Mohammed Manga.

Mr Aregbesola posted the statement in his verified Facebook page.

He said the holiday is to mark Eid-el-Maulud, the birthday of Prophet Mohammed.

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