Fashola Declares June 12 Holiday
The Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola has approved Thursday, 12 June, 2014 as public holiday in Lagos.
This is to commemorate the June 12, 1993 annulled presidential election won by the late Moshood Abiola.
The approval was contained in a circular issued Wednesday by the Head of Service, Mrs. Oluseyi Williams.
According to the circular, 'in commemoration of June 12, 1993 as significant in the actualization of Democracy in Nigeria, it is hereby notified for general information that His Excellency, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, the Governor of Lagos State, has approved Thursday, 12th June, 2014 as a work free day.'
The circular further enjoined all workers in the state to attend events organized by various government agencies and groups to commemorate the day as work would however resume on Friday, 13 June, 2014.