Activities to mark June 12 as democracy day began in Abuja last night with President Muhammadu Buhari at a dinner organized to kick start the event promised that the Next Level government that started on May 29, will restore peace, justice and bring prosperity for all Nigerians.
The President stated this when he hosted visiting Presidents, heads of government and members of the diplomatic Corps to a dinner and gala night at the Old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa Abuja during a gala night to mark the 2019 Democracy Day at the State House Conference Centre, Abuja. The event is part of the activities lined up for the celebration of Nigeria’s Democracy day, now marked on June 12 every year.
The event also played host to former Nigerian Presidents and heads of states, Vice-Presidents, Presidents of courts of appeal and Justices of the supreme Court, chiefs justice of Nigeria, newly elected President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan and the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila.
Blow-by-blow account of how Abiola declared self-President. Amongst the Presidents present were the leaders of Liberia, Rwanda, Gambia, Niger, Congo, Ghana, Chad, Uganda, Senegal, Mauritania and Italy.
The ceremony also featured former members of the Federal Executive Council and will continue today with a fanfare at the Eagle Square, Abuja.
the dinner, Secretary of the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha
said the maiden celebration of Democracy Day on June 12 was unique and only
that it coincided with the election of new leadership of the National Assembly,
but it also hosted Presidents and Heads of Government from different countries.