In honor of the 2023 Democracy Day event, the Federal Government has proclaimed Monday, June 12 a holiday.
This was said in a statement made by the Federal Government’s Permanent Secretary for the Interior, Dr. Oluwatoyin Akinlade.
Akinlade congratulated Nigerians on the occasion and noted that, like many other nations, the country’s democratic voyage had both smooth and stormy seas.
She added, “But the ship of State, its institutions, and most importantly, the Nigerian people, have remained steadfast on the tenets of democratic governance.”
“Therefore, on this momentous occasion, Nigerians and friends of Nigeria are invited to recognize the advancements made, commemorate the accomplishments made, and look ahead to a better future for the nation’s democracy.
“The Permanent Secretary wishes all Nigerians a Happy Democracy Day celebration,” the message concluded.