To commemorate the 62nd anniversary of the country’s independence, the Federal Government has declared Monday, October 3, 2022, a public holiday.
Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, minister of interior, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government.
According to a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr Shuaib Belgore, the minister congratulated all Nigerians on this year’s celebration and assured of government’s commitment to tackling all the challenges facing the nation and bring smiles to the faces of all the people.
“The world is going through dire economic and security challenges which have also affected our nation. However, I am assuring us all that the government will not abandon the people, but will continue to confront all these challenges with all the might at our disposal until respite comes our way”, the Minister said.