Federal Government has declared December 25 and 26,
2014, as public holidays to mark Christmas and Boxing
Similarly, January 1, 2015 has been declared a public
holiday to mark the New Year.
The Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, who made the
declaration on Thursday in Abuja, enjoined all Christian
faithful and Nigerians in general to extend the spiritual
benefits of Christmas, which are love, peace, justice,
kindness to their daily lives and through this contribute to
the development of the nation.
Moro further urged Nigerians to use the occasion to pray
for peace and unity across the country.
He wished all Nigerians a happy Christmas and
prosperous New Year celebrations.