I am directed to inform the Staff and General Public that the Swiss authority has declared
Tuesday 24th and Tuesday 31st December 2019 as have days in preparation for Christmas and New Year.
Therefore, the Embassy will be closed at 12noon on these days. Also Wednesday, 25thand
Thursday 26thDecember, 2019 and Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd January 2020 has been
declared Public Holidays by the Federal Government of Nigeria in observance of the Christmas, Boxing day
and New Year celebration.
The Embassy will remain closed on these days and resume normal duties on
Friday, 27th December, 2019 and Friday 3rd January 2020 respectively.
Embassy of Nigeria
The Federal Government has declared Monday as Public Holiday to mark the 2019 Eid-ul-Mawlud in commemoration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. Mr Mohammed Manga, Director Press and Public Relations of the Ministry of Interior, announced this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.