Mosque in Abuja, Nigeria

Nigeria declares Thursday as a Public Holiday for Eidul-Mawlid

Africa Mawlid

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Thursday October 29th 2020 as a Public Holiday to mark this year’s Eidul-Mawlid Celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).

Also commonly known as ‘Milad un Nabi’, this day is observed as a public holiday in many countries with a large Muslim population as it commemorates the anniversary of the birth of the founder of Islam and the proclaimer of the Qurʾan.