Federal government declares May 29 public holiday

The federal government of Nigeria has declared Wednesday, May 29th, as a public holiday, for the 2019 Presidential Inauguration.

Okay.ng reports that the Minister of Interior, Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, (Rtd), disclosed this in a statement by the permanent secretary at the interior ministry, Georgina Ehuriah on Monday, May 27th.

Quoting the minister, Ms Ehuriah congratulated President Buhari for his re-election and Nigerians for the successful conduct of the 2019 elections.

The statement also called on Nigerians to support the policies and programmes of the incoming administration as they “are all geared towards the improvement of the lives of the citizens, as well as the unity, growth and development of the Nation, as it moves to the next level.”

“He expressed confidence that with the collaboration of all Nigerians, the Nation would be transformed in the next four years to a country that would be the envy of other Nations.”

Dambazau in the statement wished the “incoming administration a most fulfilling tenure and Nigerians a memorable Presidential Inauguration Day.”


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