The Federal Government has declared Monday, October 2nd 2023 as a public holiday in commemoration of the Nation’s 63rd independence celebration.
The Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, congratulated all Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora as he made the declaration in Abuja today Thursday on behalf of the federal government.
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Oluwatoyin Akindale in his statement assured Nigerians of the President Tinibu’s continued commitment to tackling challenges facing the country.
He also emphasized the global socio-economic and security challenges which our country Nigeria was not isolated.
The Minister however said that the government was daily making efforts to confront these varied and numerous challenges with all the might available until respite comes.
Dr Olubunmi stated that; “our warm welcoming spirit and love, as well as our unbounded human capital and the richness of our land, makes Nigeria unarguably the leading black Nation in the world being Africa’s pride and a beacon of hope for the Renewed Hope of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.”
While wishing the citizens a memorable independence celebration, the Minister stated that our founding fathers, in spite of the differences in Faith, Tribe,Tongue, came together for Nigeria’s freedom which is being enjoyed today.
He however assured that: “This administration will ensure a better Nigeria for all citizens, as a befitting tribute to our heroes’ past.”