Workers' Day: FG declares May 1, Public Holiday

The Federal Government has announced that Wednesday, May 1, will be a public holiday to celebrate Workers’ Day.

The statement was released in Abuja by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Dr Aishetu Gogo Ndayako, on behalf of Minister Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo.

He said; “In alignment with this year’s theme, which focuses on ensuring safety and health at work in a changing climate, I wish to state that the Federal Government remains steadfast in its resolve to prioritise the safety and well-being of all citizens.

“Let me reaffirm Mr. President’s commitment to providing a conducive environment for work, where every worker can thrive and contribute meaningfully to national development”.

Dr Tunji-Ojo reiterated the government’s emphasis on excellence, efficiency, and equity in all areas of labor, highlighting the administration’s dedication to fostering innovation, productivity, and inclusivity in the workplace.

He also recognized the importance of workers and called for proactive measures to address the impact of climate change through sustainable practices and policies that promote well-being.

The aim is to build a nation based on integrity, diligence, and compassion.

The Minister also urged Nigerians to remain committed to the present administration’s Renewed Hope Agenda as he wished workers a happy celebration.

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