The Federal Government has declared Friday 21st and Monday 24th of April 2023, as Public holidays to mark this year’s EIdil-Fitr Celebration. This was contained in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Shuiab Belgore.
While he congratulated all Muslims for the successful completion of Ramadan, Aregbesola called on them to “imbibe and practise the virtues of kindness, love, tolerance, peace, self-denial, sacrifice and good neighbourliness, as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him).
He asked them to maintain the self-restraint, self-denial, sacrifice and deep spiritual consciousness that accompanied the fasting period in order to be a better persons and true worshipper.
“He urges Nigerians to be part of the nation’s security architecture by being vigilant and reporting suspicious individuals and activities to law enforcement agencies nearest to them, noting that security is everybody’s responsibility. He admonishes Nigerians also to report suspicious activities and persons to the N-Alert application”, the statement added.