The Federal Government, under the administration of President Bola Tinubu, has declared Wednesday, September 27, 2023, as a public holiday in commemoration of Eil-ul- Maulud celebration by the Muslim faithfuls.

This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Oluwatoyin Akinlade, on behalf of the Minister of Interior, Hon Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo.

Tunji-Ojo congratulated Muslims all over the world for witnessing this year’s occasion.

The minister also admonished them to imbibe the spirit of love, tolerance, perseverance and patience which are deep spiritual virtues that the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) exemplified.

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