FG declare public holidays for Christmas New Year celebrations
The Federal government has declared December 26 and 27 as well as January 2, 2023,as public holidays.
The ministry of interior announced the festive season holidays in a statement issued on Friday.
The public holiday are to mark Christmas, boxing Day, and New Year’s Day celebrations respectively.
The minister called on Christians to use the festive period to pray for the total eradication of the insecurity bedevilling Nigeria.
He said peace and security are two critical conditions for economic development and prosperity.
Aregbesola asked Nigerians not to be swayed by “criminal elements” who intend “to create anarchy in the country”.
Moderately celebrate the festival, avoid the spread of fake news and be responsible,” he added.
The minister said the federal government has put in place measures to secure lives and property while he encouraged Nigerians to support security agencies by providing useful information.
He urged Nigerians to be security conscious and advised them to report suspicious activities through the N-Alert application on Android and IOS