The Federal Government has declared Wednesday as public holiday to commemorate the maiden National Democracy Day. In respect to M.K.O. Abiola, it marks the celebration of the democratic election of MKO Abiola on June 12, 1993, in what has been adjudged to be Nigeria’s freest and fairest elections
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah confirmed this news. The Federal government congratulated Nigerians at home and abroad for the entrenchment of democratic rule in the country.
Georgina Ehuriah called on Nigerians to continue to cherish the sacrifice made by heroes of democracy, particularly those who lost their lives in the struggle for the actualization of democratic governance in the country.