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Independence: FG Declares Monday October 1 Public Holiday



Federal Government has declared Monday, October 1, 2018 as public holiday to commemorate Nigeria’s 58th
Independence Anniversary.

The Honourable Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, while making the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerians on the anniversary and urged them to
sustain President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s efforts at maintaining and strengthening the unity and peace of the country.

He emphasised government’s
commitment to promoting national unity, economic growth, social and political development based on democratic principles.

The minister added that in the past 58 years, Nigeria had made a lot of progress and positive impact not only on the lives of its citizens but also on infrastructure
development as well as international relations.