Federal Government has declared Monday 1st May, 2023 as public holiday to mark this year’s Workers Day celebration.
Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, disclosed this on Friday in a statement in Abuja.
In the statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Shuaib Belgore, the Minister commended Nigerian workers for their “hard work, diligence and sacrifice.”
He added that workers’ efforts are largely responsible for the greatness of the country and the respect Nigeria now commands in the comity of nations.
“There is dignity in labour; we have to have dedication and commitment to the work we do because it is vital to nation-building”, he said.