Easter Holiday is here again as Friday and Monday have been declared as holidays by the federal government of Nigeria to mark the Easter day celebrations.
The announcement was made by Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, on behalf of the federal government on Tuesday April 12
The Permanent Secretary of the ministry Dr Shuaib Belgore, in a statement released on behalf of the minister, urged Christians to imitate the attributes of sacrifice, togetherness, forgiveness, kindness, love, peace and patience, which were the attributes and practices of Jesus Christ, as practically shown by his ministry on earth.
Rauf Aregbesola also called on Christians and all Nigerians alike to use the occasion of this year’s Easter celebration to pray for an end to all security challenges causing mayhem in every part of the country.
The Minister assured that the federal government will leave no stone unturned to make sure that the recent attacks by bandits on the highways, airport and the railway are brought to an end on time.