Easter: Adamawa declares Friday, Monday as public holidays


The Adamawa State Government has declared Friday April 7th, and Monday, April 10th, 2023, public holidays to mark this year’s Easter Celebration.

A statement by Humwashi Wonosikou, press secretary to governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri said the announcement was made through the Secretary to the State Government Mallam Bashir Ahmad on Wednesday.

Mallam Bashir on behalf of the State Government said ”Christians should emulate the attributes of forbearance, forgiveness, kindness, humility, love, peace and patience, which were demonstrated by Jesus Christ”.

He called on them to use the occasion of this year’s Easter Celebration to pray for the peace, unity, and progress of the country.

The SSG urged all residents of the state to display a high level of patriotism at this critical time in the history of the nation, to support the efforts of all security agencies in ensuring peace and security of lives and property of the citizenry.

While wishing Christians a happy and peaceful Easter Celebration, he appealed to the people “To join hands with Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri to make life more meaningful for all”.


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