The Federal Government on Thursday declared Monday, June 12, 2023 Public Holiday in commemoration of 2023 Democracy Day.
The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade in a statement issued Thursday in Abuja, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government. He also congratulated all Nigerians on the occasion.
“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.
“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,” She said.