The federal government has declared Friday, December 25, Monday, December 28 2020 and Friday, January 1, 2021 as public holidays to mark the Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year celebrations respectively.
Minister of Interior, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the federal government.
He felicitated with Christians and all Nigerians both at home and abroad on this year’s Christmas and New Year celebrations.
Aregbesola urged Christians to adopt the creed of Christ on faith, hope and love.
A statement signed on behalf of the minister by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr Shuaib Belgore said “We must emulate the life of humility, service, compassion, patience, peace and righteousness that the birth and Ministry of Jesus Christ signified, that will be the best way to know Christ and celebrate his birth.”