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FG Declares June 12 Public Holiday to mark Democracy Day

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, June 12, a public holiday to commemorate the 2024 Democracy Day celebration.

Dr. Aishetu Ndayako, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, announced this Tuesday in Abuja.

Ndayako stated that the Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerians on the occasion.

He said that Nigerians should all remember the sacrifices made by our founding fathers and work to keep Nigeria a single nation as the country celebrates yet another democracy day in its history.

Tunji-Ojo stated that Nigeria ought to be a more secure, tranquil, and undivided nation for the benefit of everybody.

He called on Nigerians to uphold the principles of democratic governance with ardor.

The interior minister added that President Bola Tinubu is dedicated to implementing constructive measures to boost security and the country's economy.

Tunji-Ojo urged Nigerians and those who support Nigeria to acknowledge the advancements and anticipate improved times for Nigerian democracy.

He wished a joyful Democracy Day celebration to all Nigerians.


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