FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DECLARES TUESDAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION
Written by darling on September 26, 2019
Federal Government has declared Tuesday, October 1, 2019, as a public holiday to mark the nation’s 59th independence anniversary celebration.
Minister of Interior, OGBENI RAUF AREGBESOLA, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, in Abuja congratulated Nigerians at home and abroad on the commemoration of this year’s anniversary.
He assured them of government’s commitment to ending the current spate of insecurity in the country, while he called on Nigerians to emulate the nation’s founding fathers in their love for the fatherland.
The minister enjoined all Nigerians to support the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration in its “avowed determination to build a secure, economically viable and corruption-free nation, in line with the dream of the country’s founding fathers.