The Federal Government has declared Friday, June 12, as public holiday to mark 2020 Democracy Day.
The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola who made this known on Monday, called on Nigerians to continue to cherish the selfless efforts made to attain democracy.
In the statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Minister of Interior Georgina Ehuriah, the Minister commended Nigerians for the entrenchment of democratic rule in the country.
Aregbesola said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration will ensure the realization of the democratic ideals which these patriots fought for, even at the cost of their lives.
He also appealed to Nigerians to stay safe by observing physical and social distancing, personal and respiratory hygiene, as well as other regulations issued by relevant authorities.