FG Declares December 26, 27, January 2 as Public Holidays

The Federal Government Of Nigeria has declared Monday 26th, Tuesday 27th December, 2016 and Monday 2nd January, 2017 as Public Holidays to mark the Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year Celebrations respectively.

The Federal Government has declared Monday, December 26, and Tuesday December 27 as public holidays to mark the Christmas and Boxing Day.

The government also declared Monday, January 2, 2017 as public holiday to mark the New Year.

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The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration in a statement released in Abuja on Wednesday.

In the statement signed by the Acting Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido, the minister called for peace and unity in the country.

He‎ enjoined all Christian faithful and Nigerians in general to remain committed and supportive of the Government of President Muhammadu Buhari in his sustained efforts toward building a peaceful, united and prosperous nation.

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‎Mr. Dambazau also urged Nigerians to use the occasion to pray for peace, unity and peaceful co-existence across the country.

The Minister wishes all Nigerians at home and abroad, a Merry Christmas and prosperous New Year 2017.

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