Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari along with his state governors have ruled out any elaborate celebrations on Democracy Day, amid the economic crisis being felt throughout the country, Punch reports.
The upcoming public holiday on 29 May also coincides with the one-year anniversary of Buhari being voted in as President.
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Buhari made the decision to reign in the celebrations due to the country facing an economic crisis with falling oil prices and the economy stuttering in its growth.
Past administrations usually lined-up a week long celebration, however Buhari will only commemorate the day by making a nationwide address.
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- News 24