FG declares Friday, Monday Easter holidays
The Federal Government has declared Friday and Monday as public holidays to mark the Easter Celebration.
The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration in a statement by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Georgina Ehuriah.
He urged Christians in the country to emulate the outstanding characteristics of Jesus Christ amongst which are tolerance, love, peace, and compassion.
Aregbesola further called on them to use the occasion of this year’s Easter Celebration to pray for Nigeria and the entire world at this time of global emergency of COVID-19 Pandemic.