From Alhasan Bala,Abuja
The Federal Government has declared Friday 25 Monday 28 December 2020 and Friday January 1 2021 as public holidays to mark the Christmas Boxing Day and New Year Celebrations respectively.
Minister of Interior Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government felicitated with Christians and all Nigerians both at home and abroad on this years Christmas and New Year Celebrations.
Aregbesola urged Christians to adopt the creed of Christ on faith hope and love.
He noted that peace and security are critical factors needed to enable Government accomplish its mission of revitalizing the economy, as well as generating employment opportunities for over 100 million Nigerian youths in the next 10 years.
Aregbesola advised Nigerians and Christians in particular, to adhere strictly to the Covid-19 protocols and guidelines, as stipulated by relevant authorities, during and after the yuletide, especially with the second wave of the outbreak of the disease.
He wished all Nigerians and Christians in particular, a happy Christmas and New Year Celebrations.