Wale Ibrahim, Lokoja
Kogi State Government Declares Monday 21st August, 2017 as Public Holiday and Thanksgiving Day for the safe Return of President Muhammadu Buhari.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Director General on Media and Publicity, Mr. Kingsley Fanwo and copy of which was made available to Journalist in Lokoja.
The Statement read thus: “The Governor of Kogi State, Alh. Yahaya Bello has declared Monday, 21st August, 2017 as Public Holiday and Thanksgiving Day to thank the Almighty God for the safe return of President Muhammadu Buhari is sound health and sound mind.
“The gesture is 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 Governor thanks Kogites for standing by the President and for trooping to Abuja in thousands to welcome the ‘Lion of Africa,the statement said.