Nigerian Holidays

Nigeria to observe Public Holiday for Presidential Inauguration


The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday May 29th 2023, as a public holiday for all workers in the country to commemorate the inauguration of the president-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

According to a statement issued on Friday by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Interior, Dr. Shuaib Belgore, this was made known by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, on behalf of the Federal Government.

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 and indeed in all elections across the nation.”

He urged Nigerians to continue to support and promote democracy through adherence to the rule of law.