The federal government has declared Monday, December 27th, Tuesday, December 28th and Monday, January 3rd 2022 as public holidays to mark Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day celebrations.
The announcement was made by The minister of interior, Rauf Aregbesola made the announcement on Wednesday.
According The Punch reports, The statement was on Wednesday signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Shuaib Belgore. It was titled, ‘FG declares Monday, 27th, Tuesday 28th, 2021 and Monday, January 3rd, 2022 public holidays’.
The Minister while Speaking encouraged christians to Always seek peace and make use of the festive season as praying tool for the county.
He also instructed Nigerians to make use of the Covid -19 Protocol, Wearing of Nose mask, Washing of Hands and other protocols.
“We must emulate the life of Jesus Christ in His practice and teachings on Humility, Service, Compassion, Patience, Peace and Righteousness, that His birth signifies.”
“This will be the best way to portray Christ and celebrate his birth.”