To mark this year’s Democracy Day, the Federal Government has declared Monday, June 12th, 2023, a public holiday.
The Permanent Secretary, federal ministry of Interior, Dr. Oluwatoyin Akinlade, made the declaration while congratulating all Nigerians on the occasion.
She said “Nigeria’s democratic journey has, like in many other climes, encountered both stormy and smooth sails, but the ship of State, its institutions and most importantly, the Nigerian people have remained steadfast on the tenets of democratic governance.
“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.”