FG Declares Monday, Tuesday Public Holidays 

The Federal Government has declared Monday May 2 and Tuesday May 3 as public holidays to mark this year’s Workers Day and Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations.

The Minister of Interior, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration Thursday on behalf of the Federal Government.

On the occasion of May 1, Aregbesola congratulated workers across the nation while commending their hard work, diligence, and sacrifice.

He said their efforts were largely responsible for the greatness of the country and the respect Nigeria commands in the comity of nations.

In a statement the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Dr Shuaib Belgore, signed, The minister emphasised: “Labour is the very essence of humanity. We are alive because we work and only the dead is incapable of working.”

He, however, implored workers to imbibe the culture of productivity, explaining that “It is productivity that leads to the satisfactory provision of goods and services and wealth creation. It is, therefore, the path to national and individual prosperity.”

The minister encouraged workers to raise the bar of their trade in line with the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration’s drive to rev up the vehicle of governance and make all the people of Nigeria derive maximum benefit from the nation.

Following swiftly, the minister congratulated all Muslim faithful across the country for the successful completion of the holy month of Ramadan.

He admonished them to practice the virtues of kindness, love, tolerance, peace, self-denial, sacrifice, and good neighbourliness, as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him).

Aregbesola added: “The self-restraint, self-denial, sacrifice, and deep spiritual consciousness that accompanied the fasting period should not end but be maintained and improved upon, in order to be a better person and true worshipper.”

Addressing the security challenges in some parts of the country, he was confident that it would soon be a thing of the past.

According to Aregbesola  the government is putting determined efforts and all necessary measures in place for Nigerians to enjoy unfettered peace all round.

The interior minister also assured Nigerians that the administration of President Buhari was fully committed to the security of life and property of every citizen and foreigners alike.

He, therefore, commended all security agencies for the successes recorded in the fight against criminals across the country and the peace

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