Aregbesola has encouraged Nigerians to see themselves as a single entity and learn to tolerate one another as they celebrate Eldi Fitri, regardless of their ethnic and religious differences.
The Minister of Interior, nevertheless, expressed his concern about the spate of ethnic disputes that have actually resurfaced in some parts of Northern Nigeria in recent times.
The Federal government led by President Muhammadu Buhari has actually declared Monday, May 25 and Tuesday, May 26 as public holidays to mark Eldi Fitri Event.
A declaration by Mohammed Manga, the Director of Press in the Ministry, quoted Aregbesola as calling on Muslim faithful to replicate the life of generosity, love, tolerance, peace and good neighbourliness as exhibited by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him).
The Minister further assured Nigerians that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari was completely devoted to fighting COVID-19.
Surgenig News reports that the statement was made on behalf of the Federal Government by the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.