Nigeria’s 63rd Independence Anniversary: Federal Government Declares October 2 as Public Holiday

Federal Government Declares October 2 as Public Holiday

In preparation for the celebration of Nigeria’s 63rd independence anniversary, the Federal Government has officially declared Monday, October 2, as a public holiday.

The announcement was made by the Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, on behalf of the government.

Warm Congratulations to Nigerians

In a statement released on this occasion, Minister Tunji-Ojo extended warm congratulations to all Nigerians, whether residing at home or in the Diaspora.

He emphasized the significance of this momentous occasion.

Commitment to Addressing Challenges

While acknowledging the global prevalence of challenging socio-economic and security issues, the Minister reassured Nigerians of the government’s steadfast commitment to addressing these challenges. He emphasized that Nigeria is not isolated in facing these difficulties.

Government’s Resolve

Dr. Tunji-Ojo expressed the government’s determination to confront the various challenges with all available resources until the country finds respite from them.

A Unifying Celebration

As Nigeria prepares to celebrate its 63rd independence anniversary on October 2, the declaration of this public holiday serves as a unifying moment for all citizens to reflect on the nation’s progress and challenges as well as to commemorate its independence.

An Ongoing Commitment

The Federal Government’s commitment to tackling socio-economic and security challenges remains unwavering.

This holiday is an opportunity for Nigerians to come together and recommit themselves to the progress and development of their beloved nation.