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2019 #DemocracyDay Celebrations in Photos

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Nigeria celebrated 2019 Democracy Day today, the first time it’s being held on June 12 since Buhari made the declaration last year.

See photos from the celebration below:

Pic 10. Presidential Guards Brigade’s Special Pipers ushering in President Muhammadu Buhari into the arena of the 2019 National Democracy Day celebration at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Wednesday (12/6/2019)
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Pic. 1. President Muhammadu Buhari acknowledging cheer from the crowd during the 2019 National Democracy Day celebration (June 12), at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Wednesday (12/6/19). 04275/12/6/2019/ Sumaila Ibrahim/HB/NAN

Pic. 2. From left: Speaker, House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila; Senate President Ahemd Lawan; and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, during the 2019 National Democracy Day celebration (June 12), at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Wednesday (12/6/19).
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Pic. 3. From left: Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu; Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas; Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai; Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin; Secretary to the Governement of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha; acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad; Speaker, House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila; Senate President Ahemd Lawan; and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, during the 2019 National Democracy Day celebration (June 12), at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Wednesday (12/6/19).
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Pic.22. A cross-section of students wave their flag during the 2019 National Democracy Day celebration at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Wednesday (12/6/19). 04296/12/6/2019/Jimah Suleman/BJO/NAN

Pic.21. The military on parade during the 2019 National Democracy Day celebration at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Wednesday (12/6/19).
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Pic.20. Members of the National Youth Service Corps FCT at the 2019 National Democracy Day celebration at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Wednesday (12/6/19).
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Pic 19. Ibiawo Amangangagabra Masquerade Club of Kalabari from Rivers performing during the 2019 National Democracy Day celebration at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Wednesday (12/6/19).
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Pic.18. President Muhammadu Buhari delivering his Democracy Day Address during the 2019 Democracy Day celebration in Abuja on Wednesday (12/6/19).
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Pic.17. A cultural group performing during the 2019 Democracy Day celebration in Abuja on Wednesday (12/6/19). 04292/12/6/2019/Johnson Udeani/BJO/NAN

Pic 9. Military Parade during the 2019 National Democracy Day celebration at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Wednesday (12/6/2019) 04283/12/6/2019/Johnson Udeani/BJO/ICE/NAN

Pic 8. Service Chiefs welcoming President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and other Heads of State to the 2019 National Democracy Day celebration at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Wednesday (12/62019)
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Pic 7. Nigeria Police Force parade during the 2019 National Democracy Day celebration at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Wednesday (12/6/2019)
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Pic 6. A cultural troupe performing during the 2019 National Democracy Day celebration at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Wednesday (12/6/2019)
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Pic.5. The Guards Brigade of Nigerian Army performing a Silent Drill during the 2019 National Democracy Day celebration at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Wednesday (12/6/2019)
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Photo Credit: NAN Photo

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