The Interior Ministry has announced that Monday, May 1, shall be observed as a statutory holiday throughout the country.

May 1, is marked as May Day or International Workers Day worldwide and is marked to celebrate the achievements of workers.

Durbars are expected to be held by workers’ unions across the country.

In a press statement announcing the holiday, the Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery stated, “The general public is hereby informed that Monday, May 1, 2023, which marks May Day (Workers Day) is a Statutory Public Holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country.”