June 24, 2024

Breaking: FG Declares June 12 Public Holiday for Democracy Day


The Federal Government has announced Wednesday, June 12, as a public holiday in celebration of this year’s Democracy Day, honoring the country’s commitment to democratic governance.


In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, congratulated Nigerians on the occasion of Democracy Day. The announcement, conveyed through the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Dr. Aishetu Ndayako, urged citizens to reflect on the sacrifices and achievements of the nation’s founding fathers.


“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, secure, peaceful, and indivisible entity,” the statement read.


The Minister also highlighted President Bola Tinubu’s dedication to enacting reforms aimed at reviving the nation’s economy and improving security. “President Bola Tinubu is committed to positive reforms to revive the nation’s economy and enhance security,” he stated.


The statement concluded by encouraging Nigerians and friends of Nigeria to celebrate the progress of the nation’s democratic journey and to remain optimistic about its future. “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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