The Federal Government has declared Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th of Septemeber 2016 as public holiday, Vanguard reports.
This is coming as a result of the Eid-el-Kabir holidays.
This was made known by Lt. Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), Nigeria’s minister of Interior, who made this declaration for the federal government via a statement signed on his behalf by Muhammadu Maccido, the ministry’s acting permanent secretary.
Dambazau noted that Muslims and Nigerians should join hands to support President Muhammadu Buhari as he tries to diversify the economy and accelerate the economic recovery, adding that the federal government is not unaware of the challenges facing the populace.
The minister said that government was aware of the current economic challenges the nation was facing. He assured that that appropriate steps were being taken to address the challenges.