No, June 12th will not be marked as a public holiday this year


Against the backdrop of the shift of Democracy Day celebration from May 29, the Presidency has confirmed that June 12 this year will not be marked with a federal public holiday.

This was contained in a statement posted on Aso Presidential Villa’s verified Twitter handle on Friday.

“NOTICE: There have been questions regarding whether or not there will be a FEDERAL public holiday on June 12, 2018.

“The answer is NO.

“Presidential Order says June 12 ‘in FUTURE YEARS will replace May 29th as a National Public Holiday in celebration of Nigeria Democracy Day’,” the post read.