Nigeria's President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan
Nigeria's President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

FG declares January 1st and 2nd public holidays

Yvonne Williams

Nigeria’s Federal Government has declared January 1st and 2nd 2015 public holiday in order to celebrate the New Year and Eid el Maloud.

In a statement issued by the Minister of Interior affairs, Abba Moro, the Federal Government urged Muslim faithfuls to pray for peace and unity in the country.

He advised Nigerians to avoid violent activities as we countdown to the 2015 general elections, so as to ensure peaceful elections in the country.

Maro while speaking made a call for the support of President Goodluck Jonathan’s transformation agenda, so that the country can move towards its next level of development.

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