• Thu. Jul 7th, 2022

BREAKING: Lagos State Governor shut down State till Thursday

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The Executive Governor of Lagos State Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has declared an additional holiday in Lagos, that will effectively shut down the state till next Thursday.

Meanwhile, the Federal Government declared Monday and Tuesday to mark the Eid-el-Fitri, Sanwo-Olu has decided to give workers an additional day, 4th May to mark Workers Day.

Workers Day this year, which is 1 May coincides with the Eid-el-Fitri, which was why the Federal Government did not declare a separate holiday. But Lagos has chosen a different path.

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According to a statement by Hakeem Muri-Okunola, the head of service, Governor Sanwo-Olu declared Monday 2nd, Tuesday 3rd, and Wednesday 4th of May, 2022 as Public holidays to mark the 2022 International Workers’ Day and Id-El-Fitr Celebrations.

However, the Workers in the state will now resumes on Thursday, 5th May, 2022 at 8:00am, Muri-Okunola said.