The Federal Government has declared Monday, October 2, 2023 as a public holiday in commemoration of Nigeria’s 63rd independence anniversary.
POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade, said the Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, made the declaration in Abuja on behalf of the federal government.
Dr Tunji-Ojo assured Nigerians of the government’s continued commitment to tackling the challenges facing the country.
“It is today a known fact that difficult Socio-Economic and Security challenges are global, and Nigeria is not isolated,” she said.
The minister said the government is making daily efforts to confront these challenges with all the might available.
She reiterated that Nigeria’s eminent position in the comity of nations and the greatness ahead of the country is achievable if Nigerians work together in unity.
“Our warm welcoming spirit and love as well as our unbounded human capital and the richness of our land makes Nigeria unarguably the leading black Nation in the World being Africa’s pride and beacon of hope for the Renewed Hope of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR,” she said.