Kogi Govt declares 29 December public holiday

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Kogi State Government had declared Thursday 29th December, 2022, as public holiday.

A statement signed on Sunday by Kingsley Fanwo, Kogi’s Commissioner for Information and Communications, said the holiday is to ensure hitch-free reception for President Muhammadu Buhari, who will be in the state to commission projects.

The statement sighted by NEWSUPDATES247 in Abuja, read in full :
The President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR shall be visiting Kogi State on the 29th of December, 2022 to commission legacy projects across the State.

” In view of this and to ensure a hitch free reception of Mr President, the Government of Kogi State under the leadership of His Excellency Alh. Yahaya Bello wishes to announce that Thursday 29th of December, 2022 has been declared as a public holiday.
” The decision is to enable the people of the state to receive our President. We urge all our labour unions and security agencies to ensure full compliance.

Government wishes to call on the people of the State to come out enmasse to receive Mr President and display the hospitality we are known for as he will be commissioning life-touching legacy projects across the State.”