The Lagos State Government has declared Tuesday, June 12, 2018, as a public holiday.
This was done to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the annulled 1993 Presidential elections adjudged to be have won by the late Moshood Abiola.
Governor Ambode, made this known via a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Tunji Bello on Saturday.
“We want to commend and applaud Mr President, Muhammadu Buhari for deeming it fit finally against all odds from all other past presidents that 25 years after, we are able to now celebrate our own Democracy Day and also declare that the real winner of 1993 June 12 Presidential election was actually our own MKO Abiola. No matter how long you try to hide history, history will always reveal itself with a true platform. So, we know that is one very important singular step as we go forward to build an enduring democracy,” he said.