The Federal Government, has declared Monday, 12th June, 2023, public holiday to commemorate this year’s ‘Democracy Day’ celebration.

Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement dated Thursday, 8th June, 2023.

Akinlade congratulates all Nigerians on this occasion saying “Nigeria’s democratic journey has, like in many other climes, encountered both stormy and smooth sails, but the ship of state, it’s institutions and most importantly, the Nigerian people have remained steadfast on the tenets of democratic governance“.

Akinlade, also calls on Nigerians, to celebrate the milestones covered and look forward to a better future for the country’s democracy.

Story: Elizabeth Ereke