House of Representatives approves June 12 as Democracy Day in Nigeria

The House of Representatives has approved June 12 to be marked as Democracy Day in Nigeria.

The approval followed the adoption of a report on a bill seeking to amend the Public Holidays Act 2004.

Considering the report at the plenary yesterday, the lawmakers approved the amendments to three clauses ‎in the Act, as recommended in the report.

One of the clauses altered May 29 as Democracy Day and replaced the date with June 12.

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