The secretary to the Government of the Federation, George Akume disclosed at a world press conference in Abuja on Friday, June 9, 2023, that President Bola Tinubu will have his first national broadcast on Monday, June 12, 2023.
He emphasised the significance of celebrating Democracy Day annually from May 29 to June 12, to honour the heroes who tirelessly fought for the establishment of democratic rule in Nigeria since 1999.
He also clarified that May 29 remains the anniversary of the transfer of power, which occurs every four years following the Nigerian Constitution.
“In commemorating this year’s anniversary, it is important for citizens and foreigners alike to reflect on the nation’s progress and assess the dividends that democracy has yielded, as well as areas where improvements are needed,”
Presidential Broadcast, Monday, 12th June 2023, 7:00 am.