FG declares Monday May 1 as public holiday to observe workers’ day


ABUJA (Interior Ministry’ Report)-The Federal Government has declared Monday May 1, 2017 as public holiday to commemorate the 2017 workers’ day celebration.

The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. (Rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerian Workers for their resilience, hard work and commitment to the Government of President Muhammadu Buhari, despite current challenges.

He 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.

Gen. 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, particularly now that the Government is embarking on the implementation of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP).

The Honourable Minister of Interior wished all Nigerian Workers a joyful and peaceful celebration.