The Federal Government has declared Monday June 12, a public holiday.
Permanent secretary at the Ministry of Interior, Oluwatoyin Akinlade, made this known in a statement released on Thursday.
In the statement, Akinlade applauded Nigerians for being steadfast on the principles of democracy.
“Nigeria’s democratic journey has, like in many other climes, encountered both stormy and smooth sails, but the ship of state, its institutions and most importantly, the Nigerian people have remained steadfast on the tenets of democratic governance.
“On this memorable occasion therefore, Nigerians and friends of Nigeria are invited to appreciate the progress that has been made, celebrate the milestones covered and look forward to a better future for the country’s democracy”.
The Permanent Secretary wished all Nigerians a Happy Democracy Day celebration.