Eid-ul-Mawlid Celebration
Eid-ul-Mawlid Celebration

FG has declared Tuesday as a Public Holiday for Eid-ul-Mawlid Celebration.



Newsonline reports that the Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Tuesday, October 19, 2021, as a public holiday to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Mawlid celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Prophet Muhammad.


This online news platform understands that the Tuesday public holiday was disclosed in a statement on Friday, October 15, 2021 by the permanent secretary, Ministry of Interior, Shuaib Belgore.

According to the statement, the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, congratulated all Muslims at home and in the Diaspora for witnessing this year’s occasion.


Newsonline Nigeria reports that the statement said Aregbesola admonished all Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of love, patience and perseverance which are the virtues of the Prophet Muhammad, adding that doing so would guarantee peace and security in the country.

FG Declares Public Holiday For Eid-ul-Mawlid Celebration

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“Ogbeni Aregbesola enjoined Nigerians, particularly Muslims, to refrain from violence, lawlessness and other acts of criminality. As the indisputable leader of our race, we must show responsible leadership in Africa.


“While calling for a stop to all divisive tendencies across the country, the Minister urges all Nigerians and the youth in particular, to embrace the virtues of hard work and peaceful disposition to fellow humans, irrespective of faith, ideology, social class and ethnicity and cooperate with President Muhammadu Buhari’s led-Administration in its effort to build a progressive and enviable nation that all citizens would be proud of,” the statement on Tuesday public holiday stated.