FG Forms 17-Member Committee for 2024 Democracy Day

The federal government has established a 17-member Inter-Ministerial Committee on the 2024 Democracy Day Celebration, tasked with organizing a memorable and fitting anniversary event. Inaugurating the committee in his office on Wednesday, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator George Akume, emphasized the significance of commemorating Democracy Day as an occasion to honor the contributions and sacrifices of Nigeria’s national heroes and heroines in the fight for democratic governance.

According to a statement by Mr. Segun Imohiosen, the Director of Information and Public Relations in Akume’s office, the annual Democracy Day Celebration also serves as an opportunity for Nigeria to showcase its achievements in addressing various social and economic challenges facing the nation. Proposed activities for the 2024 Democracy Day Celebration include a World Press Briefing, Juma’at Service, Church Service, Symposium/Public Lecture, and the Presidential Broadcast alongside a Parade.

Chaired by the SGF, the Committee comprises key figures such as the Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris Malagi; Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo; Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Wale Edun; Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Senator Abubakar Bagudu; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yusuf Tuggar; Minister of FCT, Barrister Nyesom Wike; among others, with Richard Pheelangwa, the Permanent Secretary of the Cabinet Affairs Office, serving as secretary.

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