Nigeria government declares Friday and Monday as public holidays

The Nigerian Government on Wednesday announced that Friday April 19 and Monday April 22, 2019, as a public holiday in a bid to allow Christians celebrate the death and celebration of Jesus Christ.

This news  was confirmed in a tweet by the personal assistant to the President on new media, Bashir Ahmad.

Ahmad’s tweet reads, “JUST IN: The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22 as Public Holidays to mark the 2019 Easter celebration. #HappyHolidays”

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