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NIGERIA: Osun declares Thursday public holiday

Osogbo – The Osun State Government on Wednesday declared Thursday  a work-free day for residents of the state.

The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Sunday Akere,  made this public  in a press statement.

According to the statement, the gesture is to commemorate the June 12, 1993, presidential election.

The statement said the  day was to mark  the election presumably  won by a business mogul, Chief  Moshood Abiola,  but annulled by the then military regime.

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