Kogi State Declares Thursday Public Holiday To Receive President Buhari

The Kogi State Government in North Central Nigeria, has declared Thursday, December 29, 2022, a public holiday as the state receives President Muhammadu Buhari on a working visit where he will inaugurate some ‘legacy projects’ executed by the Governor Yahaya Bello-led administration.

A statement by the state Commissioner for Information and Communications, Kingsley Fanwo, on Sunday, urged the people of Kogi State to come out to receive the President and display their usual hospitality.

The state government asks all labour unions and security agencies in Kogi State to ensure full compliance.

The statement reads, “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, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, wishes to announce that Thursday 29th of December, 2022 has been declared a public holiday.”

The statement also says, “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.

“The state government calls on the people of the State to come out en masse to receive Mr. President and display the hospitality for which the state is known for as President Muhammadu Buhari Inaugurates life-touching legacy projects across the state.”

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