Abuja, Nigeria– The Federal Government of Nigeria has officially declared Monday, October 2, as a public holiday in honour of the nation’s 63rd independence celebration.
The declaration was made by the Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, on behalf of the government in a statement released on Thursday, September 28, 2023, signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade.
Tunji-Ojo extended heartfelt congratulations to all Nigerians, both within the country and in the Diaspora, on this significant occasion.
He added that the government’s unwavering commitment to addressing the various challenges currently confronting the nation.
“It is today a known fact that difficult Socio-Economic and Security challenges are global, and Nigeria is not isolated,” he said.