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FG Declares Wednesday Public Holiday     

Minister of Interior, Dambazau, declares Wednesday a public holiday.     

Funsho Akinwale

The Federal Government, on Monday, declared Wednesday, May 29, a public holiday in conjunction with the 2019 presidential inauguration.

All the newly elected state governors, including federal and state lawmakers are expected to take oaths of office.

General Abdulrahaman Dambazau, the Minister of Interior, on behalf of the Federal Government made the declaration on Monday.

The minister, in his statement, congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, for his re-election and Nigerians for the successful conduct of the 2019 election, which was widely acknowledged as peaceful, free, fair, credible and transparent.

The retired military brass turned politician urged Nigerians to support the policies and programmes of the incoming government.

Dambazau also expressed confidence that, with the collaboration of all Nigerians, the nation would be transformed in the next four years to a country that would be the envy of other nations.