To mark this year’s International Workers Day Celebration, the Federal Government has declared Monday, May 3, 2021, a public holiday.
Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Dr. Shuaib Belgore.
He congratulated Nigerian workers for witnessing this year’s celebration.
While applauding the workers for their patience, understanding, and support in driving the policies and programmes of the current administration led by President Muhammad Buhari, the minister said the government is committed to propelling the country to the next level of socio-economic development.
He assured that the challenges of the moment would soon be over as the government is devoted to securing the lives and property of all Nigerians while also calling for dedication and patriotism from all Nigerian workers and Labour Unions.
“Government is putting all strategies in place to curb the challenges of insecurity in the country. I, therefore, call on the Labour Force and all patriotic citizens to be fully committed to the task of putting insecurity to a permanent end as much as possible,” the Minister remarked.
Minister Rauf Aregbesola wishes all Nigerian workers a peaceful May Day celebration.
Source: Guardian news
Abdul Hakeem Akinyode reporting for IOI
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