FG declares public holidays for Easter…
Written by City Radio on April 6, 2023
The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 7 and Monday April 10, as public holidays to mark Good Friday and Easter Monday in celebration.
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, announced this on Wednesday in Abuja.
Aregbesola urged Christians to emulate the virtues of sacrifice, togetherness, forgiveness, kindness, love and patience during the celebrations.
He said they were attributes of Jesus Christ as shown in his ministry on earth.
Aregbesola, in a statement by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Dr Shuaib Belgore called on Christians to use the occasion to pray for Nigeria to overcome the security challenges in parts of the country.
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.