May 23, 2024

FG Declares Monday, 29th May 2023 as Work-Free Day

 

The Federal Government has declared Monday, 29th May 2023 as work-free for all workers in the country. The decision is to allow Nigerians to commemorate the inauguration of the nation’s 16th democratically elected President.

 

The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Dr Shuiab Belgore, announced that the declaration was made by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola on behalf of the Federal Government. The Minister felicitates with all Nigerians on the momentous occasion, commending them for their faith in democracy as expressed in the nationwide election that produced the President and his Deputy being inaugurated and indeed in all elections across the nation.

 

The Minister also emphasized that democracy anywhere is an unfinished business and the only way it can keep developing and serve its end of being the vehicle to good governance and the welfare of all the people is by adhering to its tenets of rule of law, support for democratic institutions, promotion of free and responsible press and advancement of the frontiers of freedom for all the people.

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