The Federal Government has announced Monday, October 3, as public holiday to
mark Nigeria’s 51st independence anniversary, a statement from the Ministry of
Interior said Monday.
The statement signed by the Ministry’s Permanent
Secretary, Alhaji S.B Ozigis, on behalf of the Minister, also wished all
Nigerians a blissful independence anniversary celebration.
It quoted President. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan as urging all Nigerians to continue to
fervently pray for enduring peace and progress in the country