The Kogi State Government has declared Thursday, December 29, 2022, as a public holiday as the state prepares to receive President Muhammadu Buhari for the inauguration of legacy projects of Governor Yahaya Bello-led administration.
The Commissioner for Information and Communications, Kingsley Fanwo in a statement urged all labour unions and security agencies in Kogi to comply with the directions.
The state government also urged all labour unions and security agencies in Kogi State to ensure full compliance.
The statement read, “President Muhammadu Buhari shall be visiting Kogi State on December 29, 2022, to inaugurate legacy projects across the state.
“To ensure a hitch-free reception of Mr President, the Government of Kogi State under the leadership of Governor Yahaya Bello wishes to announce that Thursday 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.
“The government wishes to call on the people of the state to come out en masse to receive Mr President and display the hospitality we are known for as he will be inaugurating life-touching legacy projects across the state’, the Commissioner added.