The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday, October 3 as public holiday to celebrate the country’s 56th Independence Day anniversary.
The holiday was announced in a statement released on Thursday in Abuja by the Minister of Interior, Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Dambazau (Rtd).
”The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen (rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, while making the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulates Nigerians at home and abroad on the commemoration of this year’s independence anniversary and 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 enjoins 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.”
He wished all Nigerians a happy anniversary celebration.