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Thursday, 29 September 2016
FG declares Monday, October 3 as public holiday
The Federal Government has declared Monday, 3rd October, 2016 as Public Holiday to mark Nigeria’s 56th Independence Anniversary.
The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen (rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, while making the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerians at home and abroad on the commemoration of this year’s independence anniversary.
He assures them that government is working assiduously to put in place various palliative measures to cushion the effects of the current economic challenges.
The minister enjoined all Nigerians to continue to support President Muhammadu Buhari in his avowed determination to build a strong, virile and united country in line with the dream of the country’s founding fathers.
Dambazau in a statement issued by Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido, Ag. Permanent Secretary in the ministry, wished all Nigerians a happy anniversary celebration.