The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 2nd, as a public holiday to mark the 2016 Workers’ Day Celebration.
On behalf of the government of Nigeria, the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau made the declaration in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mr Bassey Akpanyung on Thursday in Abuja.
In the statement, the minister congratulated Nigerian Workers for their resilience, hard work and commitment to the change mantra of President Muhammadu Buhari despite current challenges.
Dambazau then enjoined them to continue to support the President in his desire to fight corruption, ensure security of lives and property and stabilize the economy through creation of jobs and diversification of the economy.
Dambazau further urged Nigerian Workers to re-dedicate themselves to the service of the nation and remain productive for the growth and development of the country.
The minister wished all Nigerian workers a joyful and peaceful celebration.