Democracy Day: FG Declares Wednesday Public Holiday

BEVERLY HILL, June 10, (THEWILL) – The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, June 12, 2019, as a public holiday to commemorate the maiden National Democracy Day.

This was announced by Barr. Georgina Ekeoma Ehuriah, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior in a statement issued on Monday by the Director (Press & Public Relations), Ministry of Interior, Mohammed Manga.

According to Manga, the Permanent Secretary called on Nigerians to continue to cherish the sacrifice made by heroes of democracy, particularly those who lost their lives in the struggle for the actualization of Democratic Governance in Nigeria in order to make the country a better place for all.

Ehuriah also called for the collaboration and cooperation of all Nigerians with the Administration of President Muhammadu Buhari towards achieving its collective aspiration for the unity, peace and socio-economic development of Nigeria and wished all Nigerians at home and abroad a happy Democracy Day Celebration.