Thanksgiving Day in Nigeria in 2022

Thanksgiving Day in Nigeria in 2022
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Thanksgiving Day
  Dates of Thanksgiving Day in Nigeria
2023 Bayelsa Thu, Nov 2 Regional Holiday
2022 Bayelsa Wed, Nov 2 Regional Holiday
2021 Bayelsa Tue, Nov 2 Regional Holiday
  Summary

A religious holiday in Bayelsa state to give thanks to god.

When is Thanksgiving Day in Bayelsa?

Thanksgiving Day is a regional work-free day in the Nigerian state of Bayelsa on November 2nd each year.

This is to enable workers in the public and private sectors to actively take part in the state’s annual Thanksgiving service.

About Thanksgiving Day

The Bayelsa State Thanksgiving Day Law was signed in 2012 by former governor Seriake Dickson, now a Senator representing Bayelsa West in the National Assembly.

A public holiday is declared following the law guiding the special day to hold the annual thanksgiving day celebration every November 2nd.

The annual thanksgiving was among the religious policies of the state introduced by the Dickson administration which also includes a monthly praise night and daily morning devotion at the official residence of the governor inside the Government House, Yenagoa.

About Bayelsa

Nicknamed “Glory of all Lands”, Bayelsa is a state in the southern part of Nigeria, located in the core of the Niger Delta region. Bayelsa State was created in 1996 from Rivers State, making it one of the newest states in the federation.

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