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FG releases plan for Democracy Day celebration


The federal authorities has declared Wednesday, June 12, as a public vacation in commemoration of Democracy Day.

The Minister of Inside, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo made the announcement in a press release issued by Aishetu Ndayako, everlasting secretary within the Ministry of Inside on Tuesday.

He mentioned, “As we mark one other Democracy day within the historical past of our expensive nation, allow us to all mirror on the efforts of our founding fathers and be certain that Nigeria stays a united, secured, peaceable and indivisible entity”. He urged Nigerians to stay steadfast on the tenets of democratic governance.

Tunji-Ojo reiterated President Bola Tinubu’s dedication to constructive reforms to revive the nation’s economic system and improve safety.

The minister known as on Nigerians and associates of Nigeria to understand the progress that has been made and sit up for a greater future for Nigeria’s Democracy.

He wished Nigerians a Glad Democracy Day celebration.

With its return to democracy from the darkish years of army rule on Could 29, 1999, Nigeria celebrated Democracy Day yearly on Could 29. The day is to have fun the beliefs of democracy because the starting of the Fourth Republic 25 years in the past.

In 2018, the President Muhammadu Buhari moved Democracy Day from Could 29 to June 12