Monday, May 2, has been declared a public holiday by Federal Government to commemorate the celebration of 2016 Worker’s Day. The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Bassey Okon Akpanyung on Thursday.
He commended Nigerian Workers for their resilience, hard work and commitment to the Change Mantra of President Muhammadu Buhari despite current challenges.
Dambazau enjoined them to continue to support the President in his desire to fight corruption, ensure security of lives and property and stabilize the economy through creation of jobs and diversification of the economy.
While wishing Nigerian workers a joyful and peaceful celebration, the minister urged them to re-dedicate themselves to the service of the Nation and remain productive for the growth and development of the country.