Kogi State Government has declared Monday, 21st August, 2017 as Public Holiday and Thanksgiving Day over the safe return of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Governor Yahaya Bello who stated this through his Director General on Media and Publicity, Kingsley Fanwo in a statement said the day will be used to thank the Almighty God for the safe return of President Muhammadu Buhari in sound health and mind.
According to Governor Bello, the gesture is in line with the support of the Kogi people for the renaissance of the nation by the President.
He also urged Kogites to also use the occasion of the Public Holiday to pray for Mr. President as he resumes his responsibilities of repositioning Nigeria.
Recall that President Buhari left the country on May 7th, 2017 for a medical vacation to the United Kingdom and returned back after spending over 100 days.