Democracy Day: FG declares Monday as public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday, June 14, as a public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day celebration.

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerians on this occasion and urged all citizens to support the present administration in its efforts at ensuring a United and prosperous nation.

According to a press statement issued today by the Interior Ministry’s
Permanent Secretary, Dr. Shuaib Belgore, Aregbesola said any form of agitation that threatens the unity of the country should be shunned for the good of all.

The minister said the space known as Nigeria would be a haven of peace, unity and progress if all citizens love his or her neighbour and embrace the spirit of brotherliness.

He assured that with the concerted efforts being put in place by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to secure the lives and property of Nigerians and stabilise the economy, the nation will continue to get better.

The Minister wished all Nigerians a happy Democracy Day Celebration.

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