The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, May 29, as a public holiday to celebrate the 2018 Democracy Day in Nigeria.
The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on Friday in Abuja on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement issued by Dr. M. Umar, the Permanent Secretary.
Dambazau congratulated Nigerians on the occasion and pledged government’s continued dedication to entrenching democracy in the country. He also 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. The Minister wished all Nigerians a Happy Democracy Day celebration.