In a recent announcement, the Federal Government has officially declared Monday, June 12 as a public holiday to mark the celebration of Democracy Day in 2023. The declaration was conveyed through a statement released by Dr. Oluwatoyin Akinlade, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, on behalf of the Federal Government.
Dr. Akinlade extended heartfelt congratulations to all Nigerians on this significant occasion, acknowledging that the nation’s democratic path has encountered both challenges and s
Dr. Akinlade emphasized, “Despite the ups and downs, our State, its institutions, and above all, the Nigerian people have unwaveringly adhered to the principles of democratic governance.” She further invited Nigerians and friends of Nigeria to reflect upon the achievements, celebrate the significant milestones, and eagerly anticipate a brighter future for the nation’s democracy.
The statement concluded with the Permanent Secretary extending her warm wishes for a joyful celebration of Democracy Day to all Nigerians.
uccesses, akin to the experiences faced by many other countries.