FG declares Friday, Monday Easter holidays

By The Citizen
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The Federal Government has declared Friday and Monday as public holidays to mark the Good Friday and Easter celebrations.

The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.) who announced this on Tuesday in Abuja, enjoined all Christian faithful and Nigerians in general to 'support, co-operate and join hands with President Muhammadu Buhari, in his sustained efforts to build a peaceful, united and virile nation.'

Dambazau further urged all Nigerians to use the occasion to pray for peace and unity across the nation.

'The minister wishes all Nigerians a happy Easter celebration,' the statement added.