Kogi State government has declared today Monday 21, August as a public holiday for citizens to thank God for safe return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country.

The Director -General, media and publicity to the state governor, Mr Kingsley Fanwo, who made this known during the weekend said the holiday would enable the people to give thanks to God for returning Buhari in sound health and sound mind.

Mr. Kingsley said “We urge the people to also use the occasion of the public holiday to pray for Mr. President as he resumes his responsibilities of repositioning Nigeria”

He quoted the state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, as thanking the people for standing by the President while undergoing treatment in London and for trooping to Abuja to welcome the him.