The federal authorities has declared Thursday, October 1, a public vacation to mark Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary celebration.
Minister of Inside, Rauf Aregbesola, made the announcement on Tuesday.
Nigeria is the main black nation on the earth, Africa’s pleasure and beacon of hope, he declared.
Aregbesola congratulated residents on the Diamond Jubilee and warranted of the federal government’s dedication to socio-economic transformation.
“Our heat, welcoming spirit and love in addition to the considerable wealth inherent in our human capital and the richness of our land, makes Nigeria unarguably the main black nation on the earth and Africa’s pleasure and beacon of hope if we are able to rally ourselves collectively to harness our potentials.
“A rustic of about 200 million folks whose pure expertise, grit and fervour glitter like the valuable diamond that we’re. Nigerians are glowing like diamonds within the pack, whether or not in Academia, Enterprise, Innovation, Music, Film, Leisure, Vogue and tradition.”
Aregbesola famous that the celebration could be low-key because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The minister suggested Nigerians to hitch fingers with the Buhari administration in its quest to make sure a greater nation.