The Kogi State Government on Sunday, declared Thursday 29th of December, 2022 as a public holiday ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state to commission “legacy projects across the state.”
Public Holiday Declared By Kogi State Government Over Buhari’s Visit
The state Commissioner for Information and Communications, Kingsley Femi Fanwo disclosed this in a statement.
Fanwo said the decision is to enable the people of the state to receive the president.
According to him, it is also to ensure a hitch-free reception of the president.
The statement reads, “The President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, His Excellency @MBuhari, GCFR shall be visiting Kogi State on the 29th of December, 2022 to commission legacy projects across the State.
“In view of this and to ensure a hitch-free reception of Mr. President, the Government of Kogi State under the leadership of His Excellency Alh. Yahaya Bello wishes to announce that Thursday 29th of December, 2022 has been declared a public holiday.
“The decision is to enable the people of the state to receive our President.”
KOGI STATE GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA
KOGI STATE GOVERNMENT DECLARES 29TH DECEMBER, 2022 AS PUBLIC HOLIDAY AHEAD OF THE PRESIDENT'S PROJECT COMMISSIONING VISIT TO THE STATE
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— Kingsley Femi Fanwo (KFF) (@KingsleyFanwo) December 25, 2022
In other news, Kanyi Daily reported that the Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi on Sunday, called on Nigerians to remain hopeful for a better nation ahead of the 2023 general elections.
Obi made the call in his Christmas message to Christians.