FG Officially Declares June 12 As Public Holiday.

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, announced on Monday that the Federal Government has declared Friday, June 12 as public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy Day celebration.

While congratulating Nigerians at home and abroad for the entrenchment of democratic rule in the country, Aregbesola commended the heroes of democracy for their dogged determination and sacrifice in promoting democracy in the country.

The Minister also reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to battling the scourge of COVID-19, seeking the cooperation of all Nigerians.

In doing this, he wants the citizens to take responsibility for stopping the spread of the virus by observing physical and social distancing, personal and respiratory hygiene, as well as other regulations issued by relevant authorities.

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