Osun Declares Thursday, Friday Public Holidays For LG Elections

Osun state government has declared Thursday, January 25 and Friday, January 26, 2018 as public holiday to enable the state residents prepare and participate in the local government parliamentary elections that will hold on Saturday, January 28 2018.

Sola Fasure, Media adviser to Governor Rauf Aregbesola in a press statement made available to journalists  on Wednesday in Oshogbo, said, the governor is urging Osun state residents to fully participate by exercising their civic duty at the local government elections.

“He also admonishes them to be orderly, law abiding and conduct themselves peacefully, for the exercise to be successful.


” He assures all of the preparedness of the state electoral commission to conduct a hitch-free, credible, free, fair and transparent election that we will all be proud of. Law enforcement agencies are also ready and put on alert to protect lives and property and prevent breach of the peace and disruption of the election.

“Governor Aregbesola encourages the winners to be magnanimous in victory and the losers to be gallant in defeat.

“He wishes all a happy holiday and a successful and peaceful election” the statement said.

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