The Federal Authorities has announced Friday and Monday as holidays.
FG announced this on Tuesday.
It mentioned the holidays shall be in commemoration of Easter celebrations.
Easter is a Christian festival and cultural holiday celebrated yearly to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
This yr’s Easter day comes up on Sunday, April seventeenth, and Monday, April 18th.
On this regard, the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, announced at this time on behalf of the federal authorities that Easter Holiday begins on Friday.
In a press release, Dr Shuaib Belgore, the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, issued on his behalf, Aregbesola urged Christians to emulate the attributes of sacrifice, togetherness, forgiveness, kindness, love, peace, and endurance, which have been the attributes and practices of Jesus Christ, as exemplified by his ministry on earth.
The Minister further inspired Christians and all Nigerians alike to make use of the event of this yr’s Easter celebration to hope for an end to all safety challenges bedevilling each part of the nation.
“The federal authorities will leave no stone unturned to make sure that the latest assaults by undesirable components on the highways, airport and the railway are well timed brought to an finish.
“Safety is everybody’s business. I, subsequently, urge every Nigerians and foreigners resident in our nation to show a excessive sense of citizenship and public spiritedness at this vital time within the historical past of our nation, by supporting the efforts of all safety businesses in bringing peace and safety of lives and property of the citizenry,” he mentioned.
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