The Lagos State Government has declared Monday, 2nd and Tuesday, 3rd of May 2022 as public holidays.
The declaration was made to mark the year 2022 International Workers Day and Eid-el-Fitr celebration respectively.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Head of Service, Mr Hakeem Muri-Okunola.
The statement quoted the Head of Service, Mr Hakeem Muri-Okunola as making the declaration on behalf of the Lagos State government in Lagos.
According to the statement, the Head of Service congratulated Muslims and called on all Nigerians to use this year’s Eid-el-Fitr celebration to pray for peace, stability and economic transformation in the country.
However, Workers in Lagos were confused as regards the number of days that was declared for next week’s public holidays to mark the Worker’s Day and Eid-el-Fitr celebrations.
It would be recalled that on the 27th of April 2022, the Federal Government via a statement signed by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola declared only Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd of May as public holidays to make the two events.
Though, the first official statement from the Lagos State Government declared Monday 2, Tuesday 3 and wednesday 4 of May as public holidays, it was later amended to Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd of May.
The statement dated 27th of April and titled, “Year 2022 Workers’ Day celebration/Id-el-Fitr Public Holidays”is signed by Hakeem Muri-Okunnola, Head of Service.