To commemorate this year’s Easter celebration, the Federal Government has declared Friday and Monday, April 2 and 5, 2021, as public holidays. This was announced yesterday in Abuja by Mohammed Manga, the Director of Press and Public Relations in the Ministry of Interior.
Easter Celebration: FG declares April 2nd and April 5th Public Holidays
The statement urged Christians to emulate Jesus Christ’s attributes of forbearance, forgiveness, kindness, humility, love, peace, and patience and urged Christians to use this year’s Easter celebration to pray for Nigeria’s peace, unity, and progress.
“Security is everyone’s concern. “I, therefore, encourage all Nigerians and foreigners residing in Nigeria to demonstrate a high level of patriotism at this critical juncture in our country’s history, to support the efforts of all security agencies in ensuring peace and security of citizens’ lives and property,” the statement reads. And wished Christians, both at home and abroad, a joyous and peaceful Easter.