Eid-ul-Maulid: FG Declares Wednesday Public Holiday

September 26th, 2023

In a proclamation which the Super durable Secretary of the Service, Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade, gave for his benefit, Clergyman of Inside, Hon Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, complimented Muslims for seeing the current year’s event.

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In commemoration of the Eid-ul-Maulid celebration which signifies the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW), the Federal Government has declared Wednesday, September 27, 2023, as a public holiday.

In a statement which the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade, issued on his behalf, Minister of Interior, Hon Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, congratulated Muslims for witnessing this year’s occasion.

He admonished them to imbibe the spirit of love, patience, tolerance and perseverance which are deep spiritual virtues that the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him ) exemplified.

The Minister urged youths to embrace hard work and peaceful dispositions to fellow citizens irrespective of faith, ideology, social class and ethnicity.