The Federal Government has declared Friday, March 29 and Monday April 1, 2013 as public holidays to commemorate Good Friday and Easter Monday. The declaration was contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday by Comrade Abba Moro, the Minister for the Interior. The Minister congratulated Christians on the joyous occasion and urged them to be sober and also pray for the nation.
The statement signed by Mr Adetayo Sode, Director, Citizens and Business in the Ministry of Interior, urged Christians to remain committed to the exemplary attributes of love, tolerance and peaceful co-existence which Jesus Christ exhibited during his life on earth.
Workers across the country are expected back at their duty posts by Tuesday, 2nd April.