In commemoration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, Nigeria has declared public holiday Monday, 11th November.
This announcement was made in a statement released on Thursday, November 7th by the Director, Press and Public Relations of the Ministry of Interior, Mr Mohammed Manga in Abuja.
Mohammed Manga disclosed that the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola congratulated the Muslim faithfuls on the occasion and enjoined them to live within the virtues and teachings of the Holy Prophet of Allah.
Aregbesola expressed confidence that the challenges confronting Nigeria at the moment would soon be over; and therefore called on Nigerians to remain focused and determined.
He gave the assurance that with the immense potentials the country is endowed with; coupled with its human and natural resources, Nigeria will sooner than later join the league of developed nations.