FG has revealed that it plans to unveil a unique Nigerian political history on June 12 Democracy Day to make Nigerians thank the heavens for a country filled with various resources and possibilities for prosperity.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha shared this a while ago at the unveiling ceremony of the national Democracy Day exhibition held at ICC, Abuja.
He said that the exhibition directs us to the past and makes use of our political difficulties and eventual independence.
His words, “I believe this particular exhibition will reawaken our consciousness as a people to appreciate the fact that we have a country that is endowed with Human and capital resources and it is our collective responsibility to exploit these resources and bring out them to the fore, so that we can move this country on the path of prosperity unity and democracy through our democracy struggles.”
“The exhibition takes us back memory lane on our political struggles and eventual freedom for the British colonial masters. Thus I believe will awaken the consciousness of the citizens and especially educate our young ones about the founding fathers of our great nation Nigeria.”
“This event is timely as this years’ celebration coincides with the 20th anniversary of our uninterrupted democracy civil rule since 1999, as well as the consolidation of the achievement recorded in strengthening and deepening our Democratic experience since June 121993.
“The exhibition this year is rather unique as it has also presented our history in arts and pictures and also in a digital interactive form that presents a whole new experience to all our guests. It is my sincere hope that this exhibition will bring to remembrance the birth of our political history and further serve as a uniting force for all of us as a people.”
“The exhibition in Arts, pictures and digital environment provides yet another opportunity to showcase to the world, strides in our political history and democratic experience as a nation. This exhibition is aimed at strengthening and deepening understanding of our democracy as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of “Unbroken Democracy” of civilian administration. ‘‘It is designed to provide insight into our political history with the aim of educating especially our youths and reawaken their consciousness about our political history. It is my fervent hope that this exhibition would give us an opportunity to appreciate the role of our nationalists, activists, the founding fathers as well as the successive administrations in actualizing democratic system of governance in Nigeria.”