The Federal Government has declared Monday, October 3, 2022, as a public holiday to celebrate Nigeria’s 62nd Independence Anniversary Celebration.
The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola disclosed this on Wednesday, September 28.
According to a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr. Shuaib Belgore, obtained by Newsbreak.ng, Aregbesola promised that the Muhammadu Buhari administration will bring smiles to the faces of all Nigerians.
“The world is going through dire economic and security challenges which have also affected our nation. However, I am assuring us all that the government will not abandon the people, but will continue to confront all these challenges with all the might at our disposal until respite comes our way,” he said.
The Minister counseled Nigerians to use the occasion of the Independence celebration to reflect on the challenges facing the country and the role individuals can play in addressing them.