FG Declared December 25 and 26 as Public Holiday

FG Declared December 25 and 26 as Public Holiday

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday and Tuesday, 25th and 26th December, 2023, and Monday, 1st January, 2024 as public holidays to mark Christmas and New Year celebrations.

The Hon. Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government on Friday, 22nd December, 2023. He felicitates with Christians and all Nigerians at home and abroad on this occasion.

Dr Tunji-Ojo enjoined Christians to emulate the life of Jesus Christ in His practice and teachings of humility, service, compassion, and patience.

The minister assured that the Federal Government under the leadership of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will continue to put in place effective measures for the security of lives and property

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He urged Nigerians to be security conscious, and report any suspicious persons or activities to the nearest security agencies.

He reiterated that the Yuletide season calls for discipline to protect the lives and property of everyone in their respective communities and the nation as a whole.

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Tunji-Ojo admonished all citizens to remain focused that, the year 2024 will be a better year with the Renewed Hope agenda of the President.

He stressed that peace and security are critical prerequisites for economic development and prosperity.

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