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Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, has declared Monday, August 21, as public holiday and Thanksgiving day, to commemorate the safe return of President Muhammadu Buhari, from his medical vacation in London.
Recall, that Buhari returned back to the country on Saturday evening, after spending 103 days in the United Kingdom, UK, for a medical vacation.
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.
The Governor thanked the people of the State for standing by the President, and for trooping to Abuja in thousands to welcome the ‘Lion of Africa’.