Workers’ Day: FG declares Monday public holiday

Workers Day

The Federal Government has officially announced that Monday, May 1st, will be observed as a Public Holiday in commemoration of this year’s Workers’ Day celebration.

Workers' Day

The Federal Government has made an announcement through the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola. The declaration was conveyed in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Dr Shuaib Belgore.


The individual extended his congratulations to workers nationwide during this year’s festivities, praising them for their perseverance, dedication, diligence, and selflessness.

According to Aregbesola, the contributions of individuals are crucial for the prosperity and honour of the nation.

Workers’ Day
As per the Minister’s statement, he emphasised the importance of labour and stated that it holds great dignity. As the nation commemorates Labour Day, it is important to recognise and honour the unwavering dedication and commitment of workers.


Their invaluable contributions are essential to the ongoing process of nation-building and the pursuit of African Renaissance.

According to Aregbesola, workers should adopt a culture of productivity, as the ultimate goal of work is to be productive. Productivity is a crucial factor that drives value creation, the provision of goods and services, and ultimately, the generation of wealth. According to the speaker, this path leads to both national and individual prosperity.


The Minister emphasised the importance of workers improving their skills and abilities, while also reassuring them that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is committed to ensuring the safety of all individuals, both citizens and foreigners, in the country.



The Minister has praised security agencies for their achievements in combatting criminal activities throughout the nation, urging them to maintain their efforts.
Nigerians have been urged to exercise vigilance and report any suspicious individuals or activities to the nearest law enforcement agencies.

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