Wednesday, 12 April 2017
Easter: FG declares Friday, Monday as public holidays. cc @DrJoeAbah
The Federal Government has declared Friday and Monday as Public Holidays to mark the Good Friday and Easter celebrations.
The Minister of Interior, Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd) made the announcement which was contained in a statement signed by the acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Muhammadu Maccido.
Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, enjoined Christian faithful and Nigerians in general to extend the “spiritual benefits of Easter, which are love, peace, justice, sacrifice and kindness to their daily living, and through this contribute to unity and peaceful co-existence among Nigerians.”
Dambazau also urged Nigerians to team up with President Muhammadu Buhari in his efforts of rebuilding the nation.