Why Lagos, Ogun and Oyo declared June 12 as public holiday

Why Lagos, Ogun and Oyo declared June 12 as public holiday. June 12 memory still fresh in our mind. The hero of democracy M.K.O Abiola the adjured winner of the most freest and fairest election in the history of Nigeria. To help immortalize the name M.K.O  Abiola Lagos, Ogun and Oyo have declared June 12 as public holiday.

Why Lagos, Ogun and Oyo declared June 12 as public holiday

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, in a statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tunji Bello, said the state remains committed to the ideals of the annulled 1993 Presidential election.

Ambode said the holiday was in honour of the ideals which June 12, 1993 Presidential election represented, being a day that the country experienced an election that was adjudged as the freest and fairest in Nigeria’s history.

He said that 24 years after, the ideals of June 12 are still worth celebrating, describing the day as one of the most defining moments of the country’s political history which had positively shaped its democracy

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