June 12: Ogun declares public holiday, rolls out programme
The Ogun State government has declared Monday, June 12 a public holiday in celebration of the 24th Anniversary of the annulled 1993 Presidential election widely believed to have been won by late MKO Abiola.
A statement by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr. Taiwo Adeoluwa yesterday in Abeokuta indicated that the celebration would feature the annual “Democracy Walk”, which would be led by the State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun.
According to the Adeoluwa, the walk would start from the June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta, the State capital at 7a.m.
“The walk is expected to take participants through major roads in the State capital to the Abiola family homestead at Oke-Ido, Gbagura, Abeokuta North Local Government Area, where special prayers and speeches will be made”, the statement indicated.
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