The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.) made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, in a statement in Abuja on Friday by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr. M. Umar.
The minister congratulated Nigerians on the occasion and pledged government’s continued dedication to entrenching democracy in the polity.
Dambazau urged all Nigerians to trust and support the government “in its commitment to building an indivisible, peaceful and greater nation based on the tenets of democracy.”
He further wished all Nigerians a Happy Democracy Day celebration.