The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 3 as public holiday to mark this year’s International Workers Day Celebration.
Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Shuaib Belgore and released on Thursday April 29.
The Minister congratulated workers for witnessing this year’s celebration.
He commended them for their patience, understanding and support in driving the policies and programmes of President Muhammadu Buhari “in its determination to move the country to the next level of socio-economic development.”
The statement was titled, ‘FG declares Monday, May 3, 2021 public holiday to mark 2021 workers’ day celebration.’
He added: “Government is putting all strategies in place to curb the challenges of insecurity in the country. I therefore call on the labour force and all patriotic citizens to be fully committed to the task of putting insecurity to a permanent end as much as possible.”
Aregbesola wished all workers a peaceful May Day celebration.