BREAKING: FG Nigeria declares Monday 29 May Public holiday to mark democracy day

NIGERIA GOVERNMENT declared 29 May 2017 as public holiday to mark the country’s Democracy.

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This disclosure was made by the Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.) in a memo on Thursday in the FCT, Abuja applauded the young and old Nigerians for witnessing yet another Democracy Day which marked the second anniversary of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration led federal government.

Also, the Director Overseeing the Permanent Secretary’s Office, Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido urged the young and old Nigerians of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration government concerted efforts towards guaranteeing lives and property, security, resuscitating and revitalizing the economy, tackling corruption and building on lasting institutions for the country.

Alhaji Maccido further disclosed that the country has achieved remarkable success in the war against insecurity, corruption and that recent statistics by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) indicated tremendous improvement and achievement in the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

It was further reviewed by Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido that “No doubt, the nation is closer to getting out of recession, particularly with the recently launched Economic Recovery and Growth Plan which seeks to revitalize the nation’s economy soonest.

“With the recently signed Executive Orders on Ease of Doing Business, we have opened our doors wider for both domestic and foreign investors.”

“in his sustained efforts in building a peaceful and enduring democratic legacy.”

He wished all Nigerians a happy Democracy Day celebration in advance and pleaded with the young and old Nigerians to join hands with President Muhammadu Buhari and all other well meaning Nigerians to unite the country.

Happy Democracy Day


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