Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola proclaims May 1st Workers day Celebration.
It was announced on the twitter page of Ministry of Interior that,
“MINISTRY OF INTERIOR
FG DECLARES MAY 1, 2020 PUBLIC HOLIDAY TO MARK WORKERS’ DAY CELEBRATION.
The Federal Government has declared Friday, May 1, 2020 as public holiday to mark this year’s International Workers’ Day Celebration.
Minister of Interior, Ogbeni @raufaregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the FG, commended Nigerian workers for their resilience, patience & understanding, particularly in their support of President @MBuhari Administration’s efforts at stemming the spread of COVID-19.
Aregbesola who further thanked Nigerians and the labour force for their sacrifices in the present period of trial, assured that their commitment and patience will complement the efforts being made by Government and other stakeholders to ensure the speedy control of the virus.
He said that with the cooperation of every citizen as well as strict adherence to the measures being put in place by relevant authorities, the challenges being faced by Nigerians as a result of the disease would soon be put behind.
The Minister expressed optimism that the economy of the country will rebound and be stronger after the COVID-19 experience, taking cognizance of the various economic stabilisation efforts by the Federal Government. He therefore, called on Nigerians to remain calm and be hopeful.
Ogbeni Aregbesola wishes all Nigerian workers a peaceful May Day Celebration.
Georgina E. Ehuriah, MON, NPOM