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FG Unveils Arts Exhibition Ahead Of Democracy Day

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As part of activities to commemorate the 2019 National Democracy Day, the Federal Government has, yesterday, unveiled an exhibition in arts and pictures in Abuja.

Secretary-General of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, during the unveiling said the exhibition would awaken the consciousness of citizens and also educate young ones about the founding fathers of the country.

He said the, “exhibition takes us back memory lane on our political struggles and eventual freedom from the British colonial masters.”

“This evening is timely as this year’s 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 12 1993,” he added.

Mustapha said this year’s exhibition is rather unique as it presents the country’s history in arts and pictures and also in a digital interactive form that presents a whole new experience to all the guests.

He prayed that the exhibition brings to remembrance, the birth of the country’s political history and further serves as a uniting force for Nigeria as a whole.

“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 natural resources and it is our collective responsibility to exploit these resources and bring them out to the fore so that we can move this country on the path of prosperity, unity and democracy.”

In his welcome address, the former minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said the exhibition in Arts, pictures and immersive digital environment is aimed at strengthening and deepening the understanding of Nigeria’s democracy as the country celebrates the 20th anniversary of “Unbroken Democracy” of civilian administration.

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