Good news for public servants! Monday, May 30, 2016, has been declared a public holiday by the Federal Government. This is in celebration of Nigeria’s democracy day May 29, which falls on a Sunday this year.
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In a statement signed by Permanent Secretary Bassey Okon Akpanyung on Wednesday, Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazau made the announcement on behalf of the Federal Government.
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Dambazau congratulated Nigerians on the attainment of one year in office of the Buhari-administration and called on everyone to continue supporting the President in his efforts to build a peaceful, enduring and democratic legacy.
He also talked about the 2016 Appropriation Act, noting how it’s filled with social intervention programmes aimed at improving the living conditions of the populace. He assured Nigerians that the country would experience a “New Deal” with the signing and implementation of this act.