The Federal Government has declared Monday, June 12 as public holiday in commemoration of 2023 Democracy Day celebration.
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government.
She congratulated all Nigerians on the occasion.
Akinlade, in a statement, said Nigeria’s democratic journey has, like in many other climes, encountered stormy and smooth sails.
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“But the ship of State, it’s institutions and most importantly, the Nigerian people have remained steadfast on the tenets of democratic governance,”she asserted.
“On this memorable occasion therefore, Nigerians and friends of Nigeria are invited to appreciate the progress that has been made, celebrate the milestones covered and look forward to a better future for the country’s democracy.
“The Permanent Secretary wishes all Nigerians a Happy Democracy Day celebration, ” Dr Akinlade said.