The Federal Government has declared Wednesday as public holiday to commemorate the maiden National Democracy Day.
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah, made the announcement in a statement on Monday by the ministry’s spokesman, Mohammed Manga.
Mrs Ehuriah, in the statement, congratulated Nigerians at home and abroad for the entrenchment of democratic rule in the country.
The Permanent Secretary 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 actualisation of democratic governance in the country.
She also asked for collaboration and cooperation of all Nigerians with the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to achieve unity, peace and socio-economic development.