The President , Major General Muhammadu Buhari ( retd . ), says Nigeria is a shining example of democracy .
He said this in his a televised Democracy Day address on Friday,
He said , “ Sustaining our democracy thus far has been a collective struggle , and I congratulate all Nigerians and particularly leaders of our democratic institutions on their resilience and determination to ensure that Nigeria remains a shining example of democracy .
“ In my 2019 Democracy Day address , I promised to frontally address the nation’ s daunting challenges , especially insecurity , economy , and corruption . I , therefore , find it necessary to give an account of my stewardship on this day .
“ We have recorded notable achievements in the course of implementing our nine priority objectives and are establishing a solid foundation for future success . ”