Federal Government declares Friday 15th, Monday 18th April, 2022 as Public Holidays, to mark Easter celebration.
Written by News Room on April 13, 2022
The Federal Government has declared Friday 15th and Monday 18th April, 2022, which are Good Friday and Easter Monday, to be Public Holidays, to mark this year’s Easter celebration.
The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, announced the holiday on behalf of the Federal Government on Tuesday.
In a statement by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Dr Shuaib Belgore explained that Aregbesola urged Christians to emulate the attributes of sacrifice, togetherness, forgiveness, kindness, love, peace and patience, which were the attributes and practices of Jesus Christ, as exemplified by his ministry on earth.
Aregbesola also called on Christians and all Nigerians alike to use the occasion of this year’s Easter celebration to pray for an end to all security challenges bedevilling every part of the country.