The Federal Government has declared Monday as public holiday to commemorate the 2016 Workers’ Day.
Minister of Interior Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazzau, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated workers for their resilience, hard work and commitment to the change mantra of President Muhammadu Buhari, despite current challenges.
According to a statement by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Bassey Okon, the minister enjoined workers to support the President in the fight against corruption, ensuring the security of life and stabilising the economy through creation of jobs and diversification.
Lt. Gen Dambazzau urged workers to re-dedicate themselves to the service of the nation and remain productive for the growth and development of the country.
He wished them a joyful and peaceful celebration.