The Federal Government has declared Monday, June, 14 as public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day celebration.
The announcement was made by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, on Thursday.
The former Governor of Osun State congratulated Nigerians on this occasion and charged them to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in its plan at ensuring a United and prosperous Nation.
Aregbesola said any form of agitation that threatens the unity of the country should be shunned.
“As we mark another Democracy Day in the history of our dear country, let us reflect on the efforts of our founding fathers and ensure that Nigeria remains one United and Indivisible Entity. No development can take place in an acrimonious environment,” he stressed.
“With the challenges we face in Nigeria today, I see an opportunity for us not to break up or break down but to break open; open up to ourselves in truth so that we may appreciate each other, understand each other, honour each other and live together in peace and prosperity,” Aregbesola reiterated.
He added that President Buhari has put measures in place to secure the lives and property of Nigerians and stabilise the economy
“There will surely be light at the end of the tunnel,” he stated.