FG Declares Friday 7 and Monday 10, April 2023 As public holidays For Easter celebration
March 06, 2023
The Federal Government has declared Friday 7 and Monday 10, of April both (Good Friday and Easter Monday) as public holidays to mark the Easter celebration.
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the disclosure on Wednesday in Abuja.
The Minister encouraged Christians to emulate the virtues of sacrifice, togetherness, forgiveness, kindness, love and patience which were attributes of Jesus Christ as exemplified by his ministry on earth.
He also called on Christians to use the occasion to pray for Nigeria especially the insecurity in parts of the country.
He further said that security is everybody’s concern and business, adding: “I therefore urge Nigerians and foreigner’s resident in our country to display a high sense of citizenships and public spiritedness by supporting the efforts of all security agencies in bringing peace and security of lives and property of the citizenry.”
In a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Shuaib Belgore, the Minister assured that Federal Government is doing all that is necessary to ensure a peaceful transition of government following the peaceful conduct of elections.
The Minister assured that there is light at the end of the tunnel.