President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has declared Friday, June 12, as public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day Celebration.
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, made the declaration in a declaration on Monday signed by way of the permanent secretary in the ministry, Georgina Ehuriah.
The Minister congratulated all Nigerians at home and abroad for the entrenchment of democratic rule inside the country.
He additionally hailed heroes of democracy for his or her dogged determination and sacrifice which in the end birthed Democratic Governance in Nigeria.
Aregbesola, a former governor of Osun State, charged Nigerians to collaborate with the President Muhammadu Buhari-led management to make sure the belief of the democratic ideals which those Patriots fought for, even at the value in their lives.
He reassured Nigerians of the Federal Government’s commitment to scuffling with the scourge of COVID-19 with the cooperation of all Nigerians.
The Minister additionally advised Nigerians to take obligation for preventing the spread of the virus.