he Federal Government has declared Friday, January 1, 2016, as public holiday to celebrate the New Year.

The Minister of Interior, Lt-Gen. Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau (rtd), urged Nigerians, irrespective of their religious inclinations to inculcate the spirit of the season as exemplified by love, joy and peaceful coexistence.

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In a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Bassey Okon Akpanyung, the minister implored Nigerians to continue to promote the unity of the country.

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