FG Declares June 12 As Public Holiday

FG Declares June 12 As Public Holiday

Oluwapelumi Fasoyin

Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has announced Friday, June 12, as a public holiday to mark the 2020 Democracy Day celebration.

The Permanent Secretary in Minister of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah, said Aregbesola  congratulated 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 however reassured Nigerians of the Federal Government’s commitment to battling the scourge of COVID-19 with the cooperation of all Nigerians.

He emphasised the need for all Nigerians to stay safe by observing physical and social distancing, personal and respiratory hygiene, as well as other regulations issued by relevant authorities.

 He then advised citizens to take responsibility for stopping the spread of the virus.

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