The federal government has declared Friday April 19 and Monday 22, 2019, Public Holidays to mark this year’s Easter celebration.
The Honourable Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. (rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of the federal government, enjoined all Christians to emulate the exemplary attributes of Jesus Christ amongst which are tolerance, love and peaceful co-existence.
Dambazau in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, ministry of interior, Barr. Georgina Ekeoma Ehuriah, urged all Nigerians at home and abroad to use the occasion to pray for the Peace, Unity, and Progress of our great country Nigeria irrespective of diversity in religious beliefs.
While wishing all Nigerians a happy and peaceful Easter celebration, Dambazau further called on them to support the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in its determination to take the country to the next level.