To mark the 2019 Eid- il- Kabir 2019 celebrations, the Federal Government has declared Monday, 12th and Tuesday, August 13, 2019 public holidays.
Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Barr. Georgina Ekeoma Ehuriah made the announcement on behalf of the Federal Government
Ehuriah congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion and called on all Nigerians at home and in diaspora, “to use the period of this year’s Eid-il-Kabir celebration to embrace the virtues of love, humility, peace and sacrifice as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Mohammed (Pbuh)”.
She urged Nigerians to shun any form of disruptive tendencies and join hands with the Federal Government to build a peaceful, strong and united Nigeria so as to achieve an enviable Next Level of growth and development.
Barr. Ehuriah assured that security agencies under the Ministry, have been directed to ensure the provision of adequate security, before, during and after the the Eid-il-Kabir celebrations.