The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Friday, 15th April, and Monday, 18th April, 2022 as holidays for Easter celebrations.
The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the Easter holiday announcement on behalf of the Federal Government on Tuesday, 12th April, 2022.
Aregbesola enjoined Christians to emulate the attributes of sacrifice, togetherness, forgiveness, kindness, love, peace and patience, which were the attributes and practices of Jesus Christ, as exemplified by his ministry on earth.
He 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 bedeviling every part of the country.
Story: Asma’u Sani