FG Declares Friday, 12 June Democracy Day

The federal government has declared Friday, June 12 public holiday to mark this year's democracy day.

This declaration was made on Monday 8,June by the minister of interior, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola. In his statement, he congratulated Nigerians, home and abroad for the entrenchment of democratic rule in the country. He also commended the heroes of democracy for their dogged determination and sacrifice which eventually birthed democratic governance in Nigeria.

He urged Nigerians to collaborate with the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to ensure the realisation of the democratic ideals which these patriots fought for, even at the cost of their lives.


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