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Breaking: FG Declares Another Public Holiday in Nigeria, See Date



FG has declared another Public Holiday in Nigeria.


CityNews Nigeria reports that Monday, May 1, 2023, has been declared a public holiday in Nigeria to mark this year’s Workers’ Day celebration by the Federal Government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari.

This online news platform understands that the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, disclosed this on Friday, April 28, 2023, barely a week ago, Nigeria marked the Eid-el-Fitr holidays.


The Minister, in a statement by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Dr Shuaib Belgore, said the celebration be marked with the title “SOLIDARITY FOREVER: CELEBRATING THE COLLECTIVE STRENGTH OF NIGERIAN WORKERS”.

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CityNews Nigeria reports that the Nigerian Minister added that workers’ efforts are largely responsible for the greatness of the country and the respect Nigeria now commands in the comity of nations. He commended workers for their resilience, hard work, diligence, and sacrifice noting that their contributions are essential for the greatness of the country and her dignity.

“There is dignity in labour.  The nation will continue to celebrate workers’ dedication and commitment to work because their services are vital to nation-building and African Renaissance,” he said.

The Nigerian Minister enjoined workers to imbibe the culture of productivity, saying “The end of work is productivity. It is productivity that leads to value creation, satisfactory provision of goods and services and wealth creation. It is therefore the path to national and individual prosperity.”


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