FG Declares Public Holiday For Independence Anniversary Celebrations

Independence Anniversary Celebrations
Adoga Stephen By Adoga Stephen - Editor-In-Chief
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The Federal Government has proclaimed Monday, October 2, 2023, as a public holiday to commemorate Nigeria’s 63rd anniversary of independence.

According to Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, the Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, made the proclamation in Abuja on behalf of the federal government.

Dr Tunji-Ojo assured Nigerians of the government’s sustained commitment to addressing the country’s difficulties.

“It is today a known fact that difficult Socio-Economic and Security challenges are global, and Nigeria is not isolated,” she said.

According to the minister, the administration is making daily efforts to address these difficulties with all of its might.

She emphasized that Nigeria’s preeminent position in the community of nations, as well as the greatness that awaits the country, is attainable if Nigerians work together in unity.

“Our warm welcoming spirit and love as well as our unbounded human capital and the richness of our land makes Nigeria unarguably the leading black Nation in the World being Africa’s pride and beacon of hope for the Renewed Hope of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR,” she said.

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