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Eid-El-Maulud: FG Declares Friday Public Holiday

The federal government has declared Friday, the 1st of December a public holiday in commemoration of the Muslim Eid-El-Maulud celebration.

The declaration was made in a statement issued on Wednesday by the Minister of Interior, ABDULRAHMAN DAMBAZAU, on behalf of the federal government.

The statement was signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, ABUBAKAR MAGAJI, urged all Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to use the occasion to pray for peace, progress and unity of the nation.

The Eid-El-Maulud is celebrated every year by Muslims on the 12th day of the Islamic month of Rabi-ul-Awwal as the birthday of Prophet MUHAMMAD

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