Sallah: FG declares Monday, Tuesday public holidays
Written by Morenike Adebayo on September 8, 2016
The Federal Government has declared Monday and Tuesday respectively as public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The Minister of Interior, retired Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Dambazau, enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to support President Muhammadu Buhari in his sustained efforts to diversify the economy and progressively accelerate the pace of economic recovery.
Dambazau noted that the government is aware of the present economic challenges confronting the nation, following the downturn in oil prices. He however assured that appropriate steps are being taken to address them.