“Two or three Muslims can come together to contribute money to buy a fairly big cow that is of sound health for the festival.”
NECO says it was giving the six days off to “enable Muslim faithful to have enough time to celebrate the festival.”
He urged Nigerians to resist the ploy by criminals and crisis merchants to use sentiments to instigate ethno-religious intolerance and violence.
The Sultan of Sokoto has used his Eid-el-Kabir message to tell President Muhammadu Buhari and other leaders in Nigeria to fear God and be responsible.
Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for his “uncommon commitment” to Nigeria’s security challenges.
The police in Borno have announced the restriction of vehicular movement in Maiduguri to ensure security during the Eid prayer marking the Sallah celebration.
Bola Tinubu, APC national leader, has called on Nigerians to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari to enjoy a better Nigeria.
The police command in Adamawa has mounted 24-hour surveillance and patrol as part of proactive measures to protect lives and property during the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
Sellers blamed higher cost of rams on insecurity in the North from where they are brought and high cost of transportation.
The federal government has declared July 20 and July 21, as public holidays in celebration of this year’s Eid-el-Kabir.