Nigeria Independence Anniversary: FG Declares Monday, October 3, Public Holiday

Nigeria Independence Anniversary: Federal Government has declared Monday, October 3, 2016 as public holiday  to mark Nigeria’s 56th Independence Anniversary.  The Acting Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido, made the declaration on behalf of the FG on Thursday.

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The Honourable Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman 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.

Dambazau in a statement issued by Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido, Ag. Permanent Secretary in the ministry, wished all Nigerians a happy anniversary celebration.

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