Friday, April 2nd, and Monday 5th April 2021 have been declared public holidays by the federal government to celebrate Easter.
A statement on behalf of the Federal Government on Tuesday by Minister of interior, Rauf Aregbesola made this known .
He called on Christians to emulate the attributes of forbearance, forgiveness, kindness, humility, love, peace, and patience, which he said were demonstrated by Jesus Christ.
The minister urged the Christian faithful to take advantage of the occasion to pray for the Peace, Unity, and Progress of our country.
“Security is everybody’s business, I, therefore, encourage all Nigerians and foreigners resident in Nigeria, to display a high level of patriotism at this critical time in the history of our country, to support the efforts of all security agencies in ensuring peace and security of lives and property of the citizenry,” he said.