Adamawa State Governor Ahmadu Fintiri has praised the courage and desire of Nigerian citizens to allow democracy to thrive after two decades of it.

The governor, according to his Press Secretary, Humwashi Wonosikou, said in a statement to newsmen that 22 years of uninterrupted democracy is something to be thankful for.

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He emphasized the importance of democracy in addressing the times’ defining challenges, which include rising regional agitations, insecurity, poverty, and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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“Today, we celebrate the restoration of our dignity, as well as the democratic resilience we have built over the last two decades,” ahmadu Fintiri said.

He thanked the Adamawa electorate for entrusting him with their mandate and assured them that he would do everything in his power not to disappoint them.

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“Our desire to strengthen democracy and give it true meaning informed the investment we are making in the social reengineering of the state through infrastructure provision and human capital development,” he said.

“The projects scattered throughout the state represent the value and meaning of Democracy Day.”