Federal Government of Nigeria on Thursday, declared Monday, May 3, 2021, as a public holiday to mark International Workers Day Celebration.
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, who made the announcement in a statement, congratulated the Nigerian Workers for witnessing this year’s celebration.
He commended them for their patience, understanding, and support in driving the policies and programmes of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, in its determination to move the country to the next level of its socio-economic development.
Aregbesola called for more dedication and patriotism from all Nigerian Workers and the Labour Unions, saying the challenges of the moment will soon be over as the government is committed to the security of lives and properties of all Nigerians.
“The Government is putting all strategies in place to curb the challenges of insecurity in the country.
“I, therefore, call on the Labour Force and all patriotic citizens to be fully committed to the task of putting insecurity to a permanent end as much as possible,” he added.