Easter celebration: FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays
The Federal Government has declared Friday 14th and Monday 17th April, 2017 as public holidays to mark the Good Friday and Easter celebrations.
The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, (rtd) who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, enjoined Christians 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, The Nation reports.
According to a statement issued by the Director Overseeing the Office of the Permanent Secretary (DOOPS), Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido, the minister further urged Nigerians to co-operate and join hands with President Muhammadu Buhari, in his sustained efforts to build a strong and virile nation.
Dambazau wished all Nigerians a Happy Easter Celebration.
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