Buhari okays June 12 democracy day

Buhari okays June 12 democracy day

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into the law the Public Holiday ( Amendment ) Bill , according to his National Assembly Liaison Officer , Senator Ita Enang. The new law accommodates June 12 as a public holiday in Nigeria, replacing May 29 . May 29 will only be marked as a handover / inauguration of


President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into the law the Public Holiday ( Amendment ) Bill , according to his National Assembly Liaison Officer , Senator Ita Enang.

The new law accommodates June 12 as a public holiday in Nigeria, replacing May 29 .
May 29 will only be marked as a handover / inauguration of new governments in the Country.

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI

The signing came just days to June 12 , giving legal backing to the day .

The National Assembly recently passed the amendment bill .

LATE MOSHOOD ABIOLA, THW ACCLAIMED WINNER OF JUNE 12, 1993 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

When our Correspondent contacted Enang , he said, “ Yes, Buhari has just signed the bill today”.

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