Democracy Day: Nigeria Declares Tuesday, May 29 As Public Holiday

The federal government of Nigeria has declared Tuesday, May 29, as public holiday to celebrate the 2018 Democracy Day.

The Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazau, who made the declaration on Friday in Abuja on behalf of the federal government, congratulated Nigerians on the occasion and pledged government’s continued dedication to entrenching democracy in the polity.

In a statement signed by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Dr. M.B Umar, the minister urged all Nigerians to trust and support the government in its commitment to building an indivisible, peaceful and greater nation based on the tenets of democracy.

He further wished all Nigerians a Happy Democracy Day celebration.

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