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Federal government plan for 12 June celebration

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The Federal Government said on Monday(today) that it has lined up several activities to mark June 12 as Nigeria’s first Democracy Day.

Though it said that May 29 still remains a public holiday in the country and that President Muhammadu Buhari will be sworn in on that day, it nevertheless said major activities of the event will he shifted to June 12.
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohamed, who spoke at a press briefing in Abuja, said both days would be marked as public holiday this year.

But the minister said most of the activities had been moved to June 12, and that the events slated for May 29 would be low key. He said world leaders will only attend the June 12 events.

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