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Mohammadu Buhari Declares December 26, 27, January 2 As Public Holidays

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared December 26 and 27, 2022, as public holidays to mark Christmas and Boxing Day. He also declared 2nd january, Monday as an holiday inorder to mark the new year. Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, the Minister of Interior, announced it, in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr Shuaib Belgore, on Thursday, December 22, 1995.


He also felicitated with Nigerian all over the world and admonished them to live a descent and good life and avoid problem. He also enjoined them to emulate the virtues of Jesus Christ in deeds and follow his teachings, especially on faith, hope and love.

The minister of interior also reminded Nigerians that 2023 is an election and political transition year, and they should make it successful by voting peacefully and avoiding anything capable of undermining the exercise. Also, the special adviser to president ‘Femi Adesina’ on media and publicity,on friday, december 23rd, 2022 said that the Nigerian leader is ‘ A talk and do person ‘ and in igbo it means ‘ Ekwueme’. Adesina in his column he said, his principal promised improved security when he came into power in 2015 and delivered.

“We are thankful to God that things have improved with us security-wise, and would still get better. The name Ekwueme in Igbo, I am told, means someone that promises and fulfills. Someone who pledges and delivers. “President Muhammadu Buhari came in 2015, vowing to secure the country, and sustain her unity. He has equally promised to bequeath a more secure country to his successor than the one he inherited in 2015. The President is Ekwueme. He has delivered, and will yet deliver more on his avowals,” Adesina wrote.

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