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FG inaugurates 17-man c’ttee on 2024 democracy day celebration

  The federal government has inaugurated a 17-man Inter-Ministerial Committee on 2024 Democracy Day Celebration charged with the responsibility of organising a memorable and befitting…

 

The federal government has inaugurated a 17-man Inter-Ministerial Committee on 2024 Democracy Day Celebration charged with the responsibility of organising a memorable and befitting Democracy Day Anniversary Celebration.

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator George Akume, while inaugurating the committee in his office, on Wednesday, noted the importance for the commemoration of the Democracy Day as an opportunity to reflect on the contributions and sacrifices of the nation’s national heroes and heroines who fought for the entrenchment of democratic rule in the country.

Akume, in a statement by Mr Segun Imohiosen, Director, Information and Public Relations in his office, said that the annual Democracy Day Celebration also affords the nation the avenue to showcase its achievements in dealing with myriad challenges in social and economic sectors confronting the nation.

The proposed activities lined up for the 2024 Democracy Day Celebration include World Press Briefing on Thursday, 6th June, 2024; Juma’at Service on Friday, 7th June, 2024; Church Service on Sunday 9th June, 2024; Symposium/Public Lecture on Monday, 10th June, 2024 and the Presidential Broadcast alongside Parade on Wednesday, 12th June, 2024.

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The Committee, which is chaired by the SGF also has 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; and Minister of FCT, Barrister Nyesom Wike.

Other members of the committee include the Special adviser to the President on Policy and Coordination; Hadiza Bala-Usman; Special Adviser to the President on Information and Strategy, Bayo Onanuga; Inspector-General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun; Director-General, Department of State Services, Yusuf Magaji Bichi; Commander, Guards Brigade, Colonel Adebisi Onasanya among others with Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Affairs Office, Richard Pheelangwa as the secretary.

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