FG Declares Monday Public Holiday
The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 30, 2016 as a public holiday to celebrate the 2016 Democracy Day.
Making the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, the Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd), assured Nigerians that with the signing into law of the 2016 Appropriation Act, the country would witness a “New Deal” with its full implementation, especially of the Social Intervention Programmes aimed at improving the living conditions of the populace.
In a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Bassey Akpanyung, he minister was quoted as saying, “Dambazau congratulates Nigerians on the attainment of one year in office of President Muhammadu Buhari and enjoined all to continue to support the President in his sustained effort in building a peaceful, enduring and democratic legacy.
“The minister wishes all Nigerians a happy Democracy Day celebration.”