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Democracy Day in Nigeria

Is Democracy Day a Public Holiday?

Democracy Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2021, it falls on a Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Democracy Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016MonMay 30Democracy DayPublic Holiday
2017MonMay 29Democracy DayPublic Holiday
2018TueMay 29Democracy DayPublic Holiday
2019WedJun 12Democracy DayPublic Holiday
2020FriJun 12Democracy DayPublic Holiday
2021SatJun 12Democracy DayPublic Holiday
2022SunJun 12Democracy DayPublic Holiday
2023MonJun 12Democracy DayPublic Holiday
2024WedJun 12Democracy DayPublic Holiday
2025ThuJun 12Democracy DayPublic Holiday
2026FriJun 12Democracy DayPublic Holiday

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