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As part of the celebration to mark birth of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), Eid Maulud, the Federal Government has declared Thursday, October 29, 2020, as a public holiday to mark this year’s event.

It said that Nigerians should imbibe the spirit of love, patience and perseverance which were virtues  Prophet Muhammad and that doing so would guarantee peace and security in the country.
Announcing the public holiday, Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, congratulated Muslim faithful for witnessing this year’s occasion and enjoined Nigerians to abhor violence, lawlessness, wantonness and daylight robbery as witnessed across the country most recently.

Aregbesola, on Tuesday, stated that Nigeria was the pride of black race and should provide responsible leadership for the greatness and development of the African continent and black people.

While calling for a stop to all divisive tendencies across the country, the Minister urged Nigerians particularly the youth, to embrace peace and cooperate with the President Muhammadu Buhari led-Administration in his effort to build a virile nation, which all citizens could be proud of.

 Aregbesola, who described the youth as the hope and future of the nation, urged that they should  engage further in activities that could further deepen democracy and not dampen it.

“It is with more democracy that we can overcome our challenges, noting that the challenges of nationhood that we face are surmountable if we work through the democratic process”, the minister added.

He, meanwhile, admonished Muslims to follow the teaching of the Holy Quran that directed believers not to only obey God and the messenger, but to also yield to dictates of those vested with authorities, governments, in the country.

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