FG Declares 3-Days Public Holiday For Christmas, New Year


By Nuel Suji – The Federal Government (FG) has declared Monday December 26 and Tuesday 27, 2016 as Public Holidays to mark this year’s Christmas and Boxing Day respectively.

Similarly, Monday, January 2, 2017 has been declared as New Year holiday.

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, in a statement signed Wednesday by the Acting Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry Interior, Muhammadu Maccido, urged all Christian faithful and Nigerians in general to be supportive of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in its efforts towards building a peaceful, united and prosperous nation.

The Minister also urged Nigerians to use the occasion to pray for unity and peaceful co-existence across the country.


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