FG declares May 1st a public holiday to celebrate Workers Day

The Federal Government has announced that Wednesday, May 1, a public holiday to celebrate Workers’ Day. This was declared by the Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, on behalf of the government.

The announcement was made in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by Dr. Aishetu Gogo Ndayako, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry.

Tunji-Ojo re-iterated the need for excellence, efficiency and equity in all spheres of labour, reaffirming President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration’s commitment to fostering a culture of innovation, productivity, and inclusivity in the workplace.

“In alignment with this year’s theme, which focuses on ensuring safety and health at work in a changing climate, I wish to state that the Federal Government remains steadfast in its resolve to prioritise the safety and well-being of all citizens.

Let me reaffirm Mr. President’s commitment to providing a conducive environment for work, where every worker can thrive and contribute meaningfully to national development,” he said.

The Minister also encouraged Nigerians to stay dedicated to the current administration’s Renewed Hope Agenda and extended his best wishes for a joyous celebration to all workers.

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