The Federal Government has declared Monday, December 26 and Tuesday, December 27, 2016 as public holidays, to mark the Christmas and Boxing Day celebrations.
This announcement was made on Wednesday, December 21, 2016from the official digital engagement handle of the presidency, @DigiCommsNG.
Monday, January 2, 2017 has also been declared public holiday to mark the New Year celebrations.
The tweet reads: “FGN: Dec 26 & 27 2016, and Jan 2 2017 have been declared Public Holidays to mark Christmas, Boxing Day & New Year respectively.”
Christmas Day this year, as well as New Year’s Day, fall on Sundays