The Federal Government has declared Monday and Tuesday, May 2 and 3 as public holidays to mark this year’s workers day and eid-al-fitr celebrations.
The Minister of Interior Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration yesterday on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated workers across the country on the occasion and commended their hard work, diligence, and sacrifice.
Aregbesola, believes their efforts are largely responsible for the greatness of the country and the respect Nigeria commands in the comity of nations.
The Minister enjoined the workers to imbibe the culture of productivity, and raise the bar of their trade in line with the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration’s drive to speed up the vehicle of governance and make all the people of Nigeria derive maximum benefit from the nation.
Similarly, he congratulated all Muslims across the country for the successful completion of the holy month of Ramadan, calling on them to imbibe and practice the virtues of kindness, love, tolerance, peace, self-denial, sacrifice, and good neighborliness, as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad.
The owner of the popular Tahir Guest Palace in Kano, Tahir Fadlallah, has passed on.
The 74-year-old billionaire died in the early hours of today in Beirut, capital of Lebanon and he is survived by a wife and five children.
Tahir who was flown from Kano to Beirut on April 23, 2020, after contracting COVID-19, was admitted to a Medical Center in Beirut a fortnight ago and was in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) until death.
Meanwhile President Muhammadu Buhari’s media aide, Garba Shehu who confirmed his demise in a Facebook post, stated that the country has lost a great man and prayed that Allah grants him eternal rest.
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