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Nigeria @62: FG declares Monday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday as a public holiday. This is to mark Nigeria’s 62nd independence anniversary celebration.

The declaration came from the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, on behalf of the Federal Government.

In a statement signed by Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Dr. Shuaib Belgore, Aregbesola assured Nigerians of “government’s commitment to tackling all the challenges facing the nation and bring smiles to the faces of all the people.”

He added that, “The world is going through dire economic and security challenges which have also affected our nation,” but that government “will continue to confront all these challenges with all the might at our disposal until respite comes our way.”