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June 12 Declared Public Holiday



Democracy Day Fall: Tinubu Is Okay, Only Missed His Step - Presidential Aide

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, June 12, a Public Holiday to commemorate the 2024 Democracy Day celebration, News About Nigeria reports.

This was made known by the Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr Aishetu Gogo Ndayako, on Tuesday.

The Minister who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerians on the 2024 Democracy occasion, stating that the country has come a long way since its first Democracy celebration in 1960.

He urged Nigerians to reflect on the efforts of the founding fathers of democracy in the country, and also remain steadfast on the tenets of democratic governance.

“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 stated.

Hon. Tunji-Ojo further reiterated that President Bola Tinubu is committed to positive reforms to revive the nation’s economy and enhance security, and encouraged the people to exercise more patience with the President Bola Tinubu led administration.

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, adding that Nigerians must join hands with the government to bring that better future to pass.

According to him, this year’s democracy celebration is another time to remember the labours of our heroes past and work together to ensure that they are not in vain.