FG Declares Monday, Tuesday Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 2 and 3 as public holidays to mark the Workers Day and Eld-el-Fitr celebrations.

The minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, disclosed this in a statement released by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Shuaib Belgore on Thursday.

He praised workers for their sacrifice, noting that their contribution are largely responsible for the greatness of the country over the year.

The statement partly read “Labour is the very essence of humanity. We are alive because we work and the dead can’t work”

“I, therefore, enjoin workers to imbibe the culture of productivity. Workers are also urged to raise the bar of their trade-in line with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retired) led administration’s drive to rev up the vehicle of governance and make all the people of Nigeria derive maximum benefit from the nation. The end of work is productivity. It is productivity that leads to the satisfactory provision of goods and services and wealth creation. It is therefore the path to national and individual prosperity”

The minister also congratulated all Muslims on the successful completion of the holy month of Ramadan.

“I, therefore, enjoin workers to imbibe the culture of productivity. Workers are also urged to raise the bar of their trade-in line with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retired) led administration’s drive to rev up the vehicle of governance and make all the people of Nigeria derive maximum benefit from the nation. The end of work is productivity. It is productivity that leads to the satisfactory provision of goods and services and wealth creation. It is therefore the path to national and individual prosperity”

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The minister also facilitates with all Muslims on the successful completion of the holy month of Ramadan.

Aregbesol urged Muslims to imbibe and practice the virtues of kindness, love, tolerance, peace, self-denial, sacrifice, and good neighbourliness, as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad.

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Kuti Solomon Suleman
April 29, 2022 12:31 pm

That’s nice