Ultimatetimes TV has learnt that FG has declared Tuesday, 20th November as public holiday. This was made known by the Minister of Interior, Lt Gen (rtd) Abdulrahman Dambazau who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government.

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, 20th November 2018 as Public Holiday to mark the Eid-El Maulud celebration. 

In a statement signed by the permanent secretary Dr. M.B Umar, he urged all Muslim faithful to align

themselves with the prophet’s teachings which border on piety, charity, tolerance and peaceful co-existence, among others.

While urging all Nigerians to uphold these virtues, with a view to overcoming the current national challenges facing the country, Gen. Dambazau assured that the Federal Government remains committed to
the unity of the country and as such, will put adequate structures on ground towards ensuring that the
forthcoming general elections are credible, violence-free, free and fair.