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FG Declares Monday, Tuesday Eid-el Holidays

The Federal Government through the office of the Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau declared Sept. 12 and13 public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Kabir.
The minister made this declaration via a statement signed by the acting Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Muhammadu Maccido.
Dambazua, in the statement, urged 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.
The Minister assured that appropriate steps were being taken to address the challenges.
He said that the Federal Government was working to‎ revitalise the agriculture sector and the “Youth Empowerment Scheme” in Information and Communication Technology (ICT).
He disclosed that other areas of priority to government included the “The “Change Begins with Me”, a value re-orientation programme, and other social intervention programmes as well as massive capital releases.
The minister 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. He wished all Nigerians a happy Eid-el-Kabir celebration

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