Nigeria’s Home of Consultant Thursday accredited Nigeria June 12 as the brand new Democracy Day for the nation.
The approval adopted the adoption of a report on a invoice searching for to amend the Public Holidays Act 2004.
Contemplating the report on the plenary, the lawmakers accredited the amendments to 3 clauses within the Act, as really useful within the report.
One of many clauses deleted May 29 as Democracy Day and changed the date with June 12.
In June, President Muhammadu Buhari directed that the Nationwide Democracy Day might be shifted from May 29 to June 12 with the conferment of a posthumous honorary award to the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993, basic elections, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale(MKO) Abiola.