President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has declared Thursday, October 29, as public holiday to celebrate Eid Mawlid.
Eid Mawlid is the celebration of the birth of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him).
Rauf Aregbesola, Minister of Interior, disclosed the development in a statement released through Mohammed Manga, Director (Press & Public Relations).
The minister urged Muslims to “imbibe the spirit of love, patience and perseverance which are the virtues of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).”
The Minister called on all Nigerians to use democratic means to tackle some of the issues confronting the country.