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Nigeria Declares June 12 Regional Public Holiday

Source: Ogun State Government (Abeokuta)
Posted on Saturday, June 10, 2006

The governments of Nigeria's states of Ogun and Lagos have declared Monday, June 12, 2006, as a work-free public holiday.

According to one of the aforementioned announcements, this one-off public holiday was declared "as a mark of honour for late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, winner of the annulled June 12, 1993 Presidential election".

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