FG Declares Monday as Public Holiday for Independence AnniversaryFeatured, Latest News, News Thursday, September 29th, 2016
ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday, October 3, 2016 as the public Holiday to mark the country’s 56th Independence Anniversary.
The declaration was made Thursday in a statement signed in Abuja by the acting Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Interior, Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido on behalf of the Minister, Lt. Gen (rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau.
Lt. Gen. Dambazau urged Nigerians to continue to support President Muhammadu Buhari in his determination to build a strong, virile and united country in line with the dream of the country’s founding fathers”.
He also congratulated Nigerians at home and abroad on the commemoration of this year’s independence anniversary and assured that Federal Government was working “assiduously to put in place various palliative measures to cushion the effects of the current economic challenges”.
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