FG declares December 26th, 27th, Jan 2nd Christmas & New Year holidays

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday 26th, Tuesday 27th December, 2016 and Monday 2nd January, 2017 as Public Holidays to mark the Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year Celebrations respectively.

The Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by the Acting Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido on Wednesday.

The minister enjoined all Christian faithful and Nigerians in general to remain supportive of the Government of President Muhammadu Buhari in his sustained efforts towards building a peaceful, united and prosperous nation.

Dambazau also urged Nigerians to use the occasion to pray for unity and peaceful co-existence across the country.

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