Id-El-Kabir Celebration: FG Declares September 12th And 13th As Public Holidays. The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday, 12th and Tuesday, 13th September, 2016 as Public Holidays to mark this year’s Id-el-Kabir celebration.
This was contained in a statement signed by the acting Permanent Secretary in the Minister of Interior, Muhammadu Maccido, on behalf of the Minister, Retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau.
Dambazau enjoined all Muslims and Nigerians in general to support and join hands with President Muhammadu Buhari in his sustained efforts to diversify the economy and progressively accelerate the pace of economic recovery.
He expressed optimism that the current economic difficulties would soon be over, urging all to continue to support the government toward building a new formidable Nigeria.
The minister wished all Nigerians a happy Eid-el-Kabir celebration.