.To Mark Independence Day –
The Federal Government has declared Thursday, 1 October, 2015, as public holiday to mark the nation’s 55th Independence aniversary.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Abubakar Magaji, made the declaration on behalf of the FG in a statement signed by the ministry’s Director of Press, Yusuf Isiaka, on Monday.
The Permanent Secretary, who congratulated all Nigerians both at home and abroad also thanked them for their support to President Muhammadu Buhari in his efforts towards building a peaceful, united and virile nation.
He further urged them to use the occasion of the celebration to pray for peace and unity across the country.