FG declares Friday, June 12 as public holiday


The Federal Government has declared Friday, June 12, as a public holiday to mark the 2020 Democracy Day celebration.

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made this known in a statement on behalf of the Federal Government.

The statement, which was signed by the Permanent Secretary in Minister of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah, quoted Aregbesola as congratulating Nigerians for the entrenchment of democratic rule in the country.

The minister also called on Nigerians to continue to cherish the selfless efforts made to attain democracy.

He reassured Nigerians of the Federal Government’s commitment to battling the scourge of COVID-19 with the cooperation of all Nigerians.


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