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FG declares Wednesday public holiday to mark Democracy Day

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FG declares Wednesday public holiday to mark Democracy Day

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, June 12 as a public holiday to commemorate this year’s Democracy Day.

This was contained in a statement issued on Tuesday by the Interior Ministry, Permanent Secretary, Dr Aishetu Ndayako, on behalf of the Minister, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo.

The statement partly read, “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, secured, peaceful and indivisible entity.”

The statement urged Nigerians to remain steadfast on the tenets of democratic governance, noting that President Bola Tinubu is committed to positive reforms to revive the nation’s economy and enhance security.

“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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