Kogi Governor Declares Public Holiday Over Buhari’s Return

The governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has declared Monday, August 21 as public holiday and Thanksgiving day in honour of the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from his extended medical vacation in London which lasted over a hundred days. A statement issued on Sunday in Lokoja by his Director General on Media and Publicity,…”
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August 20, 2017 5:29 pm

The governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has declared Monday, August 21 as public holiday and Thanksgiving day in honour of the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from his extended medical vacation in London which lasted over a hundred days.

A statement issued on Sunday in Lokoja by his Director General on Media and Publicity, Kingsley Fanwo, said the gesture was in line with the support of the Kogi people for “the renaissance of our nation by Mr. President”.

“We urge Kogites to also use the occasion of the Public Holiday to pray for Mr. President as he resumes his responsibilities of repositioning Nigeria.” the statement said.

Several welcome speeches, cheers and jubilation have trailed the president’s return.

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