The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has declared that the Federal Government has picked Monday and Tuesday as public holidays to mark Eldi Fitri Celebration.
The Minister of Interior, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in Abuja.
This was contained in a statement by the Director of Press in the Ministry, Mohammed Manga, who quoted Aregbesola as calling on Muslim faithful to replicate the life of kindness, love, tolerance, peace and good neighbourliness as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad .
The Minister who congratulated all Muslim faithful for successful completion of the Ramadan fast, however, expressed his concern about the spate of ethnic conflicts that has resurfaced in some parts of Northern Nigeria in recent times.
He advised Nigerians to see themselves as a single entity and learn to tolerate one another despite their ethnic and religious differences.