By Seyi Babalola

The federal government has declared Wednesday, June 12 as public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day.

The Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, congratulated Nigerians on the occasion, according to a statement released on Tuesday by the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Dr. Aishetu Ndayako.

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“As we mark another Democracy Day in the history of our dear country, let us all reflect on the efforts of our founding fathers and ensure that Nigeria remains a united, secured, peaceful and indivisible entity.”

He plead with Nigerians to remain committed to the principles of democratic governance.

Tunji-Ojo also stated that President Bola Tinubu is committed to good measures to revitalize the country’s economy and improve security.

The minister also called on Nigerians and friends of Nigeria to appreciate the progress that has been made, and look forward to a better future for Nigeria’s Democracy,” the statement added.

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