The Federal Government has declared Friday, March 30 and Monday, April 2, 2018, as Public holidays to mark the Good Friday and Easter Monday.
The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. (Rtd) Abdulrahman Dambazau, on Tuesday, made the announcement on behalf of the Federal Government.
He called on all Christian faithful and everyone in general to employ the spiritual ethos of Easter, which includes love, peace, and sacrifice, in contributing to the unity and peaceful coexistence among Nigerians.
According to him, Nigerians should remain supportive of the Buhari-led administration in his efforts towards building a peaceful, united and prosperous nation.
He also implored all to use the occasion to pray for the peace and unity of the country.