Eid-ul-Mawlid: FG Declares Monday, October 10, Public Holiday
The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday, 10th October, 2022 as public holiday, “to commemorate this year’s Eid-ul-Mawlid, the celebration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad.”
Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on Thursday, also congratulated all Muslims both at home and in the Diaspora for witnessing this year’s occasion.
In a statement signed by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Shuaib Belgore, Aregbesola admonished all “Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of love, patience, tolerance and perseverance which are deep spiritual virtues and which the Holy Prophet Muhammad exemplified’
The statement added that doing so would “guarantee peace, security and harmony in the country”.