Workers’ Day: FG Declares Tuesday Public Holiday


Kuni Tyessi in Abuja

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, May 1 as public holiday to celebrate the 2018 Workers’ Day.

In a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Dr. MB Umar, the Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. (Rtd) Abdulrahman Dambazau, while wishing Nigerian workers a purposeful celebration, solicited for their continous support towards repositioning the economy.

He congratulated Nigerian workers for their dedication to duty, committment to service unalloyed loyalty, hard work and strength of character.

The statement reads:‎ “The minister of Interior, Lt Gen. (Rtd) Abdulrahman Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerian workers on their loyalty, strength of character, hard work, sacrifice and dedication to building a greater Nigeria.

“He appreciated the central role workers play in government activities and decisions, and for keeping faith with the present administration in its resolve to build a better Nigeria.

“Gen. Dambazau solicited the continuous support of Nigerian Workers in government’s effort to re-position the economy and uphold the shared legacy of all Nigerians.”