Our great country Nigeria will be 56 on Saturday October 1st.
The Federal Government, as expected has declared a public holiday. Monday, October 3rd has been declared as a public holiday in a statement released by Acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido, on Thursday in Abuja.
He said the Minister of Interior, retired Lt-Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau, assured Nigerians at home and abroad that Government was working assiduously to cushion the effects of the current economic challenges.
“The Minister enjoins all Nigerians to continue to support President Muhammadu Buhari in his determination to build a strong, virile and united country in line with the dream of the country’s founding fathers,” he said.