26 May 2016
A public holiday has been declared for May 30th, 2016 by the Federal Government through the Minister of Interior, in celebration of 2016 democracy day.
The Minister, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.), made this announcement from a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Bassey Akpanyung.
It stated, “Dambazau congratulates Nigerians on the attainment of one year in office of President Muhammadu Buhari and enjoined all to continue to support the President in his sustained effort in building a peaceful, enduring and democratic legacy.
“The minister wishes all Nigerians a happy Democracy Day celebration.”