Federal Government Declares Monday Work-Free Day

The Federal Government has declared Monday, 29th May 2023 as work-free for all workers in the country.  Continue Reading>>>

Monday, May 29, 2023, has been declared a public holiday by the federal government to commemorate the inauguration of Mr Bola Tinubu as the President of Nigeria.

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration in Abuja on behalf of the Federal Government, according to a statement by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Dr. Shuaib Belgore.Continue Reading>>>

Recall that, Bola Tinubu was declared the winner of the 2023 presidential election. Although, Both the PDP and the LP rejected the election results over alleged rigging, and voter intimidation among other reasons.

However, on Monday, May 29th, Tinubu will be sworn in as the next President of Nigeria, succeeding President Muhammadu Buhari.

Several dignitaries from across the world, including the United States and some African countries, are expected to grace the swearing-in of the country’s 16th democratically elected President.

According to the federal government, the decision is to allow Nigerians to commemorate the inauguration of the nation’s 16th democratically elected President.

The Minister commended Nigerians for their faith in democracy as expressed in the nationwide elections that produced the President and his Deputy being inaugurated and indeed in all elections across the nation, enjoining Nigerians to continue to support and promote democracy through adherence to the rule of law

Besides, Mr Aregbesola charged Nigerians to shun any form of violence and other untoward acts, saying all hands should be on the deck for the brightness of the future of Nigeria.

He also said that, “Democracy anywhere is an unfinished business and the only way it can keep developing and serve its end of being the vehicle to good governance.

He urged them to support and cooperate with the coming administration, arguing that the unbounded energy of the people is the nation’s greatest strength and will take the nation to its greatest height when it is positively deployed in its service.

The Minister congratulated all Nigerians on “the momentous occasion, commending them for their faith in democracy as expressed in the nationwide election that produced the President and his Deputy being inaugurated.

Recall that, PDP had asked the court to disqualify Shettima over an alleged double nomination, but on Friday, May 26, 2023, the court dismissed the case on the ground that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lacked the locus standi to institute the suit.

However, Bola Ahmed Tinubu is expected to be introduced as the next President of Nigeria, on may 29.

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