3rd October Confirmed As ‘Nigeria’s Independence Day’ By Alhaji-Muhammadu-Maccido


Nigeria is going to soon go to mark its Independence Day, but there are some changes in it. The Nigerian Government has declared officially that it will be on Monday, October 3 as a public holiday to mark the country’s 56th Independence Day anniversary. The Original day which is still 1st October 1960 cannot be changed.

Some Basic Information about the Nigeria is given below: The federal constitution republic which is set in west Africa, which borders Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east side  and in the north it comprises of Niger. The coast of this constitution in the south lies on the gulf of Guinea and in the Atlantic ocean. While it comprises of 36 States and the federal Capital Territory, where the capital Abuja is located. Nigeria, an African country which is set on the Gulf of Guinea, has many natural habitat and sanctuaries, landmarks and wildlife reserves. While many of them are protected areas such as Cross River National Park and Yankari National Park which have some of the finest waterfalls, dense rainforest, savanna and so many rare primate habitats.

nigeria-independence-day-2One of the most recognizable sites is Zuma Rock, which is a 725m-tall monolith outside the capital of Abuja and it is also pictured on the national currency. Nigeria is officially known as the Democratic Secular country.

The change might be very sudden and quite shocking as the Statement which is sighed on Thursday on 29th September by the Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido, who right is the acting permanent secretary in the ministery secretary in the ministery of Interior, the federal government congratulated Nigerians on this official statement.

The message which gone official comprises of this statement in which “The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen (rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, while making the official declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulates the fellow Nigerians who are residint inside their homes or even into the abroad.

alhaji-muhammadu-maccio-2They all are congratulated on the commemoration of this year’s independence anniversary and assures them that Government is working assiduously to put in place various palliative measures to cushion the effects of the current economic challenges. “The minister enjoins all Nigerians to continue to support President Muhammadu Buhari in his avowed determination to build a strong, virile and united country in line with the dream of the country’s founding fathers.”

The news is very much sudden for all the Nigerians as the statement gone viral suddenly through the offical site of Nigeria Government.The Tradition celebrations and the offical holiday is now shifted to Monday.

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