The Federal Government has declared Friday, 10th April and Monday, April 13th as public holidays to mark the Easter Celebration.
The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, noted in a statement by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Georgina Ehuriah.
Aregbesola further called on them to use the occasion of this year’s Easter Celebration to pray for Nigeria and the entire world at this time of global emergency of COVID-19 Pandemic.
He urged Christians in the country to emulate the outstanding characteristics of Jesus Christ amongst which are tolerance, love, peace, and compassion.
“The Minister appealed to all Nigerians to continue to support the efforts of the government towards fighting the coronavirus disease.
“He reminded them of the need to adhere strictly to the measures put in place by relevant authorities towards preventing the spread of the virus in the country, particularly, through the observance of social distancing, in addition to regular personal hygiene and sanitary practices”.
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