The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared a two days public holidays after Christmas Day.
This statement was made by the Federal Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola and was issued by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Shuaib Belgore on 16th December 2022.
The minister, tells the Christmas and the whole Nigerians to pray for the eradication of the insecurity and poverty which is affecting the nation.
Minister Aregbesola said:
We must imbibe the life of Jesus Christ in His practice and teachings on humility, service, compassion, patience, peace and righteousness that His birth signifies. This will be the best way to portray Christ and celebrate his birth
Peace and security are two critical conditions for economic development and prosperity. We urge Christians and Nigerians to make the best use of this festive period to pray for the total eradication of insecurity bedevilling our dear nation.