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Democracy Day: FG declares June 12 public holiday


The federal government has declared Wednesday, June 12, as a public holiday to commemorate this year’s Democracy Day celebration.

The Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, made the declaration on behalf of the federal government.

In a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Dr. Aishetu Ndayako, the Minister congratulated Nigerians on the occasion.

He said: “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 reiterated that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR is committed to positive reforms to revive the nation’s economy and enhance security.

On this memorable occasion therefore, the Minister 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 Minister wished Nigerians a Happy Democracy Day celebration.

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