The Federal Government, has declared Monday, 29th May, 2023, as work-free day, for all workers in the country.

The decision is to allow Nigerians to commemorate the inauguration of the nation’s 16th democratically elected President.

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Dr Shuiab Belgore, in a statement on Friday 26th May, 2023, noted that the declaration was made by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola on behalf of the Federal Government.

The Minister, felicitates with all Nigerians on the momentous occasion, commending them for their faith in democracy as expressed in the nationwide election that produced the President and his Deputy being inaugurated and indeed in all elections across the nation.

He urged Nigerians to continue to support and promote democracy through adherence to the rule of law and uphold all democratic institutions, to shun any form of violence and other untoward acts.

Story: Ralia Adama