Osun declares Monday public holiday to mark Democracy Day 

Osun state governor, Rauf Aregbesola

The Government of Osun has declared Monday June 13, 2016 as a public holiday across the state in recognition of it as Democracy Day.

Government, in a release by the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti stated that ‎Monday June 13, 2016 was declared public holiday, because the real Democracy Day, June 12 falls on Sunday.

The June 12 Democracy Day is in recognition of the June 12 presidential election won by the late Moshood Abiola in 1993.

The election was adjudged the freest, fairest and credible in the history of Nigerian democracy by both local and international observers

Abiola, popularly known as MKO died in the government custody in his quest to realise his mandate.

 Adeyinka Aremu, Osogbo

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