The Federal Government has declared May 29, 2014 as a public holiday to mark the 2014 Democracy Day celebrations.
A statement by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs. Fatima Bamidele in Abuja on Wednesday, stated that the Minister of Interior, Patrick Moro, declared the holiday on behalf of the government.
She said the minister wished Nigerians a warm celebration and urged them to support the transformation agenda of the government by participating actively in democratic governance to transform the nation.
Moro, the statement said, also congratulated Nigerians on the attainment and celebration of another democratic year.
He called on the citizens to join hands with President Goodluck Jonathan in the effort to build a peaceful and united nation.