The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, has approved that Thursday, 12th June, 2014 be observed as a work free day in the state in commemoration of the June 12th, 1993 annuled presidential election, acknowledged as freest and fairest in the history of the country..
This was contained in a circular issued on Wednesday, 11th June, 2014, by the state Head of Service, Mrs. Oluseyi Williams.
According to the circular, ‘in commemoration of June 12, 1993 as significant in the actualization of Democracy in Nigeria, it is hereby notified for general information that His Excellency, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola SAN, the Governor of Lagos State has approved Thursday, 12th June, 2014 as a work free day.’
The circular further enjoined all workers in the State to attend events organized by various government agencies and groups to commemorate the day. Work will however resume on Friday, 13th June, 2014.