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Democracy Day: FG declares Monday, June 12 public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday, June 12 Public Holiday in commemoration of the 2023 Democracy Day celebration.

A statement on Thursday signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade urged Nigerians to appreciate the milestones the country has made and look forward to a better future for her democracy.

”Nigeria’s democratic journey has, like in many other climes, encountered both stormy and smooth sails, but the ship of State, it’s institutions and most importantly, the Nigerian people have remained steadfast on the tenets of democratic governance,” the statement read.

He congratulated Nigerians on the occasion and urged them to continue to support and pray for the current administration to move the country to greater heights.

Writing by Joshua Adams; Editing by Annabel Nwachukwu