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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru
ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari last night promised that the Next Level government that started on May 29, will restore peace, justice and bring prosperity for all Nigerians.
The President stated this when he hosted visiting Presidents, heads of government and members of the diplomatic Corps to a dinner and gala night at the Old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa Abuja.
The event is part of the activities lined up for the celebration of Nigeria’s Democracy day, now marked on June 12 every year.
The event also played host to former Nigerian Presidents and heads of states, Vice-Presidents, Presidents of courts of appeal and Justices of the supreme Court, chiefs justice of Nigeria, newly elected President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan and the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila.
Amongst the Presidents presidents present were the leaders of Liberia, Rwanda, Gambia, Niger, Congo, Ghana, Chad, Uganda, Senegal, Mauritania and Italy.
The ceremony also featured former members of the Federal Executive Council and will continue today with a fanfare at the Eagle Square, Abuja.
Speaking at the dinner, Secretary of the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha said the maiden celebration of Democracy Day on June 12 was unique and only that it coincided with the election of new leadership of the National Assembly, but it also hosted Presidents and Heads of Government from different countries.