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FG Declares Wednesday public Holiday To Mark Democracy Day

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, June 12, 2019, as Public Holiday to commemorate the maiden National Democracy Day.

This is in line with the enactment into law of June 12 annually as Democracy Day in Nigeria.

Making the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Barr. Georgina Ekeoma Ehuriah, congratulated all Nigerians at home and abroad for the entrenchment of democratic rule in the country.

 

The statement partly read, “As we mark another Democracy Day in the history of our dear country, let us all reflect on the efforts of our founding fathers and ensure that Nigeria remains a united, secured, peaceful and indivisible entity.”

He urged Nigerians to remain steadfast on the tenets of democratic governance.

Tunji-Ojo added that President Bola Tinubu is committed to positive reforms to revive the nation’s economy and enhance security.

“The minister also called on Nigerians and friends of Nigeria to appreciate the progress that has been made, and look forward to a better future for Nigeria’s Democracy,” the statement added.

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