FG declares November 20 public holiday to celebrate Eid-El Maulud


The Nigerian federal government has declared Tuesday, November 20, as public holiday to mark the Eid-El Maulud celebration.
Legit.ng gathered that a statement signed by the permanent secretary Dr. M.B Umar, he urged all Muslim faithful to align themselves with the prophet’s teachings which border on piety, charity, tolerance and peaceful co-existence, among others. Gen. Dambazau while calling on all Nigerians to uphold these virtues, with a view to overcoming the current national challenges facing the country, assured that the federal government remains committed to the unity of the country.
He added that as such, the federal government will put adequate structures on ground towards ensuring that the forthcoming general elections are credible, free and fair.
nigerianexplorer.com previously reported that the National Examination Council (NECO) said that the postponement of its examination for private candidates came as a result of the federal government’s declaration of a public holiday.


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