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Independence: FG Declares Monday Public Holiday

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By Ebitonye Akpodigha

Monday, October 3, 2016, has been declared a public holiday by the Federal Government in commemoration of Nigeria’s 56th Independence Day anniversary.

A statement issued from the Ministry of Interior said the Minister, Mr Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, congratulates Nigerians at home and abroad on the commemoration of this year’s independence anniversary and assures them that government is working assiduously to put in place various palliative measures to cushion the effects of the current economic challenges.

He enjoined all Nigerians to continue to support President Muhammadu Buhari in his determination to build a strong, virile and united country in line with the dream of the country’s founding fathers.

The Minister, on behalf of the Federal Government, wished all Nigerians a happy anniversary celebration.

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Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan.

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