The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 1, as public holiday to commemorate the 2017 Workers’ Day celebration.
The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.) announced this in a statement on Friday by the Director, Office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido.
The minister urged workers to continue to support the President “in his desire to fight corruption, ensure security of lives and property, and stabilize the economy through creation of jobs and diversification of the economy.”
He congratulated Nigerian workers for their resilience, hard work and commitment to the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari despite current challenges.
He urged them to remain productive for the growth and development of the country.
“The minister wishes all Nigerian workers a joyful and peaceful celebration,” the statement added.