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Democracy Day: FG declares June 12 public holiday

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

The Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, in a statement on Tuesday signed by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Dr. Aishetu Ndayako, congratulated Nigerians on the celebration.

The statement reads in part, “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.”

He urged Nigerians to remain steadfast on the tenets of democratic governance.

Tunji-Ojo added 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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