Abuja - The federal government has declared Monday, October 3 as a public holiday to mark the 56th anniversary of Nigeria’s independence.
The government in a statement signed by Muhammadu Maccido, acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior congratulated Nigerians.
The statement read: “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.
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“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.”
- News 24