The Federal Government on Tuesday declared Friday, April 3, and Monday, April 6, as public holidays to mark the Good Friday and Easter Monday celebrations respectively.
The Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, made the declaration in a statement issued on his behalf in Abuja by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Abubakar Magaji.
In the statement, Mr. Moro enjoined all Christians and Nigerians in general to manifest the spiritual benefits of the Easter celebrations in their daily living.
He said such benefits include love, peace, justice and kindness
While wishing Nigerians happy celebrations, the minister urged them to use the occasion to pray for peace and unity in the country.