FG declares October 2 public holiday – moneyamebo

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The Federal Government has declared Monday, October 2, as a public holiday in commemoration of the 63rd independence celebration in Nigeria.

The announcement was made on Thursday by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade, on behalf of the Minister of Interior.

The Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, through the statement issued by Akinlade, congratulated all Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora on the occasion.

Tunji-Ojo, in the statement, also assured Nigerians of FG’s continued commitment to tackling challenges facing the nation.

“It is today a known fact that difficult Socio-Economic and Security challenges are global, and Nigeria is not isolated,” the Minister said in a statement signed by Akinlade.

“The government is making efforts to confront the numerous challenges with all the might available until respite comes the way of the country.

“The eminent position of Nigeria in the comity of Nations and the greatness ahead of the country is achievable if we all work together in unity.”

According to the Minister of Interior, Nigeria would remain Africa’s pride and beacon of hope for the Renewed Hope of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Meanwhile, the Federal Government had earlier disclosed that the celebrations marking Nigeria’s 63rd independence anniversary will be low-key.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), George Akume disclosed this during a press conference in Abuja. He also explained that the FG will not be inviting any world leaders.

Akume further told journalists that the decision not to invite any world leaders for the 63rd independence anniversary was taken in line with the government’s option for a low-key celebration.

Source: The Guardian

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