FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays to mark Easter celebration

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The Federal Government of has declared Friday 2nd and Monday 5th April as public holidays mark this year’s Easter celebration.

Minister of Interior Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, made the declaration behalf of the Federal Government, urged Christians emulate the attributes of forbearance, forgiveness, kindness, humility, love, and patience, which were demonstrated by Jesus Christ.

He called them the occasion of this year’s Easter celebration to pray for the , unity, and the progress of the country.

Aregbesola assured that the Federal Government will leave no stone unturned in dealing decisively with the spate of kidnapping, armed and crimes and criminality being perpetrated by enemies of the country in parts of .

is everybody’s business, therefore encourage all and foreigners resident in , to display high level of patriotism at this critical time in the history of country, to the efforts of all agencies in ensuring and of lives and of the citizenry,’ he said.

While wishing Christians both at home and abroad a happy and Easter celebration, Aregbesola called to join hands with the administration’s determination to make life more meaningful for all.

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