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FG Declares Tuesday May 1 as Public Holiday

By Omeiza Ajayi
ABUJA – The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, May 1 as public holiday to celebrate the 2018 Workers’ Day.

Cross section of riotous workers confronting the Police during the 2017 May Day Rally at the Eagle Square, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

The disclosure was contained in a statement issued Friday in Abuja and signed by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Dr M. B. Umar.

According to the statement, “the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerian workers on their loyalty, strength of character, hard work, sacrifice and dedication to building a greater Nigeria.

“He appreciated the central role workers play in government activities and decisions, and for keeping faith with the present administration in its resolve to build a better Nigeria.

“Gen. Dambazau solicited the continuous support of Nigerian Workers in government’s effort to re-position the economy and uphold the shared legacy of all Nigerians. The Minister wishes all Nigerian workers a successful May Day celebration”.


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