Global News reports that the Federal Government of Nigeria has officially declared Monday and Tuesday, December 25th and 26th, 2023, along with Monday, January 1st, 2024, as public holidays to observe the celebrations of Christmas and New Year’s Day, respectively.

Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, the Hon. Minister of Interior, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government on Friday in Abuja.

The Minister felicitates with Christians and all Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora on this occasion.

He enjoined Christians to emulate the life of Jesus Christ in his practice and teachings of humility, service, compassion, and patience.

Dr Tunji-Ojo stressed that peace and security are critical prerequisites for economic development and prosperity.

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

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

The Minister 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.

Dr 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.

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