Democracy Day: FG Declares Monday Public Holiday

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau
Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau

The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 30 as public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day.

In a statement issued on behalf of the minister of interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, a retired Lieutenant General, by the permanent secretary, Bassey Akpanyung, the government said Nigeria is poised for greatness, particularly with regards to the 2016 budget.

Dambazau, who made the declaration on behalf of the government, congratulated Nigerians for coming this far under democratic governance.

He urged Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari in delivering the promised change, noting that the implementation of the budget, which is laden with social economic empowerment programmes, will put smiles on the faces of the people.



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