Easter: FG declares March 25, March 28 as public holidays

Posted by News Express | 23 March 2016 | 2,292 times

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The Federal Government has declared Friday, March 25, and Monday, March 28, as public holidays to mark the 2016 Good Friday and Easter celebrations respectively.

The Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration in a statement issued by the acting Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido, on Tuesday in Abuja.

The minister urged Christians and Nigerians in general to support and join hands with President Muhammadu Buhari in his sustained efforts to build a peaceful, united and virile nation.

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

While wishing Nigerians and Christians the world over happy celebrations, Dambazau also reiterated Federal Government’s commitment to the change agenda in the country. (NAN)

•Photo shows Dambazau.


Source: News Express

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