Int’l Day Of Democracy: Activist Hails Security Agencies, Judiciary On Reforms 


In commemoration of the 2023 International Day of Democracy, the Chief Executive Officer of Connected Development (CODE), Hamzat Lawal, has commended Nigerian security agencies and the judiciary for their pivotal roles in upholding democracy in the country.

Lawal, in a statement made available to LEADERSHIP, called for more comprehensive electoral and constitution reforms to fortify Nigeria’s democratic foundations.

Shedding more light on their vital contributions to the nation’s democratic progress, he said: “Nigerian security agencies have played a crucial role in maintaining peace and security during elections, while the judiciary has been instrumental in upholding the principles of justice and accountability.”

On Nigeria’s democratic journey, he said: “Democracy is an ongoing journey; continuous efforts to improve and strengthen it are essential for the nation’s progress and stability.

“As Nigeria looks to the future, such reforms are necessary to address…

Source: Leadership Newspaper