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Nigerians have a lot to celebrate on democracy at 23 – Gbajabiamila

Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the House of Representatives has felicitated with Nigerians on the occasion of this year’s Democracy Day.

Gbajabiamila said Nigerians have a lot to celebrate as the country’s democracy has developed in the past 23 years.

The Speaker noted that this year’s Democracy Day is historic, coming on the eve of the 2023 general elections.

Gbajabiamila said this in a statement by Lanre Lasisi, special adviser on media and publicity to the Speaker, House of Representatives.

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He expressed delight at how the citizens have embraced democratic governance in the past two decades, saying there is a lot to come in the coming years in terms of dividends of democracy.

Gbajabiamila called for the continuous support and cooperation of the citizens for the entrenchment and deepening of democracy in the country.

He used the occasion to call on Nigerian leaders at all levels to intensify efforts at making the country’s democracy work for the people.

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