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FG announces October 3 as public holiday

The Federal Government has announced Monday, October 3 as a public holiday.

The Monday October 3 holiday is to commemorate the country’s 62nd Independence anniversary.

Rauf Aregbesola, who’s the Minister of Interior, made the announcement through a statement released, Wednesday in Abuja, the country’s capital by Dr Shuaib Belgore, the Permanent Secretary in the ministry.

The minister felicitated with the people of Nigeria on the celebration and gave an assurance of the commitment of the government to address the challenges battling the country and putting smiles on the faces of the people.

“The world is going through dire economic and security challenges which have also affected our nation.

“However, I’m assuring us all that the government will not abandon the people, but will continue to confront all these challenges with all the might at its disposal until respite comes our way,” he added.

“A country of over 200million people whose natural talents, grit and passion glitter like the precious diamond that we are,” he said.

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