FG Declares Friday May 29 Work Free



The federal government has declared Friday, May 29, as a public holiday to celebrate the 2015 Democracy Day.



    The minister of Interior, Abba Moro, made the declaration on behalf of the federal government in a statement signed yesterday by the ministry’s permanent secretary, Abubakar Magaji.

    Moro urged Nigerians at home and the Diaspora to support the incoming government of Muhammudu Buhari, and pray for the success of Nigeria’s democratic process.

    He also congratulated President Goodluck Jonathan and Nigerians for the successful conduct of the 2015 general elections. The President-elect, Buhari was equally commended for his electoral victory.

    President Jonathan will formally hand over power to Buhari, on May 29,
    which is also celebrated as democracy day.

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