The federal government has declared Thursday, October 1, as public holiday to mark the country’s 60th Independence Anniversary Celebration.
The minister of interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the federal government on Tuesday, September 29.
He congratulated all Nigerians on the celebration of the country’s Diamond Jubilee and reiterated the government’s commitment to the socio-economic transformation of the country.
FG DECLARES THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2020, PUBLIC HOLIDAY TO MARK NIGERIA’S 60TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY
TOGETHER FOR GREATNESS#THREAD
— Ministry of Interior (@MinOfInteriorNG) September 29, 2020
While wishing Nigerians a fruitful independence celebration, he reminded them of the fact that the
country’s founding fathers, in spite of the differences in faith, tribe and tongue came together for Nigeria’s independence.
He, therefore, called on all Nigerians to join hands together with the present administration in its quest to ensure a
better Nigeria for all citizens.