The Federal Government has declared Dec. 26 and 27, 2022 as public holidays to mark Christmas and Boxing Day.
It also declared Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, as a holiday to mark the New Year.
The announcement was made by Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, in a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr. Shuaib Belgore, on Thursday in Abuja.
The minister felicitated Christians and all Nigerians at home and in the diaspora on the Christmas and New Year celebrations.
Aregbesola enjoined Christians to emulate the virtues of Jesus Christ in deeds and follow his teachings, especially on faith, hope, and love