The Nigerian government has officially proclaimed Monday, October 2nd, as a public holiday to observe the 63rd Independence Day celebration.
This declaration was made by the Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, on behalf of the government, and it was announced in Abuja.
In a released statement, the Minister extended heartfelt congratulations to all Nigerians, both within the country and those in the Diaspora, on this significant occasion.
He also conveyed the government’s unwavering dedication to addressing the various challenges that the nation faces, reaffirming its commitment to the welfare and progress of the nation.
“It is today a known fact that difficult Socio-Economic and Security challenges are global, and Nigeria is not isolated,” the Minister said in the statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade
The Minister said that government is making efforts to confront the numerous challenges with all the might available until respite comes the way of the country.