Public Holidays for Eid-el-Kabir
In an official statement by Oluwatoyin Akinlade, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, the Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Wednesday, June 28th, and Thursday, June 29th, 2023, as Public Holidays. This announcement is in honor of the upcoming Eid-el-Kabir celebration, and it is an opportunity for Muslims and Nigerians nationwide to observe and commemorate this important occasion.
Heartfelt Felicitations and Unity
The government’s statement conveys sincere greetings and felicitations to the Muslim Ummah, both within Nigeria and across the diaspora. Akinlade emphasizes the importance of unity and calls upon Muslims and all Nigerians to make sacrifices for the growth and development of their communities and the country as a whole. This highlights the government’s commitment to fostering a sense of collective responsibility and collaboration among its citizens.
Prayers for Peace and Progress
The Permanent Secretary expresses hope that the prayers and sacrifices made during the Eid-el-Kabir celebration will contribute to the restoration of peace and unity that the country ardently desires. This sentiment reflects the government’s aspirations for a harmonious and prosperous Nigeria. By highlighting the transformative power of prayers and the significance of Eid-ei-Kabir’s message, the statement underscores the potential for peace, unity, and progress within the nation.