Workers’ Day: FG declares Monday public holiday

Posted by News Express | 29 April 2016 | 2,129 times

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The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 2 as a public holiday to commemorate the 2016 Workers’ Day.

Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.), said this in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mr Bassey Akpanyung, yesterday in Abuja.

The minister also congratulated Nigerian workers for their “resilience, hard work and commitment to the change tune of President Muhammadu Buhari, despite current challenges.”

He enjoined them “to continue to support the president in his desire to fight corruption, ensure security of lives and property and stabilise the economy, through creation of jobs and diversification of the economy.”

Dambazau further urged Nigerian workers to re-dedicate themselves to the service of the nation and remain productive for the growth and development of the country. The minister wished all Nigerian workers a joyful and peaceful celebration. (Daily Sun)

•Photo shows Dambazau.

Source: News Express

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