Nigerian FG declares Wednesday May 1st as a public holiday

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Nigerian FG declares Wednesday May 1st as a public holiday

by Public Holiday News

Abuja, Apr 29th 2019

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Wednesday May 1st 2019 as a public holiday to celebrate Workers' Day.

The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. (Rtd) Abdulrahman Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerian workers on their commitment and sacrifice toward building a greater Nigeria.

Dambazau made the announcement in a statement issued on Monday, April 29th in Abuja by Georgina Ehuriah, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry.

He commended workers’ effort at ensuring the full implementation of the policies and programmes of government through efficient and effective service delivery to Nigerians and foreigners.

Dambazau called for the continuous support of Nigerian workers in government’s effort at re-positioning the economy and moving it to the next level.

He also commended them for keeping faith with the President Muhammadu Buhari Administration’s resolve of building a better Nigeria.

The Minister wishes all Nigerian workers a successful May Day Celebration.

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National holidays in Nigeria in 2019

Weekday Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday New Year's Day
Monday Public Holiday Borno
Friday Public Holiday for Elections Holiday Allow preparation for voting in elections
Friday Public Holiday Allow preparation for voting in elections
Friday Public Holiday Borno, Delta, Niger, Plateau
Friday Public Holiday Borno, Delta, Enugu, Niger, Plateau
Friday Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday Easter Monday
Thursday Public Holiday Borno
Wednesday Worker's Day International Workers' Day
Monday Children's Day School Holiday
Wednesday Presidential Inauguration Day for Presidential inauguration
Tuesday Eid-el-fitri Sallah End of Ramadan
Wednesday Eid-el-fitri Sallah End of Ramadan
Wednesday Democracy Day Commemorates the annulled general election of 1993
Tuesday Public Holiday Cross River State
Monday Id el Kabir Feast of the Sacrifice
Tuesday Id el Kabir Holiday Feast of the Sacrifice
Tuesday Public Holiday Osun
Tuesday Public Holiday Jigawa. Anniversary of the Creation of the State
Friday Islamic New Year (in lieu) Osun
Monday Islamic New Year (in lieu) Kano, Sokoto
Tuesday Independence Day National Day
Monday Eidul-Mawlid Birthday of Prophet Muhammad
Monday Public Holiday Anambra
Sunday Sambisa Memorial Day Borno only
Wednesday Christmas Day
Thursday Boxing Day Day of Goodwill

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