FG declares June 12 public holiday
The Federal Government has declared Friday, June 12, a public holiday to mark 2020 Democracy Day Celebration.
Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola who made the announcement on behalf of the FG, implored Nigerians to continue to cherish the selfless efforts made to attain democracy.
The Minister also commended Nigerians for the entrenchment of democratic rule in the country and reassured “Nigerians of the Federal Government’s commitment to battling the scourge of COVID-19 with the cooperation of all Nigerians”.
He also appealed to Nigerians to stay safe by observing physical and social distancing, personal and respiratory hygiene, as well as other regulations issued by relevant authorities.