The federal government has declared Monday 27th, Tuesday 28th December 2021 and Monday, 3rd January 2022 as public holidays to mark Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year Day celebrations respectively, Infopowerng reports.

Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the announcement in a statement by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Dr Shuaib Belgore, on Wednesday morning.

"We must emulate the life of Jesus Christ in His practice and teachings on humility, service, compassion, patience, peace and righteousness, that His birth signifies.

"This will be the best way to portray Christ and celebrate his birth," he noted.


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