May 30 has been declared as public holiday to celebrate the 2016 Democracy Day by the Federal Government in a declaration made today by Retired lieutenant general Abdulrahman Dambazau, the Minister of Interior in Abuja.
The Minister of Interior, in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Mr. Bassey Akpanyung was quoted as wishing Nigerians happy democracy day celebration.
He assured Nigerians that with the signing into law of the 2016 Appropriation Act, the country would witness a “New Deal” with its full implementation.
The minister noted that the 2016 Appropriation Act was laced with social intervention programmes aimed at improving the living conditions of the populace.
Dambazau congratulated 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 to build a peaceful, enduring and democratic legacy.