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FG declares Friday Public Holiday, “excluding those providing essential services and bankers”

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Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau

Friday, February 22, has been declared public holiday by the federal government, TheCable is reporting.

This was contained in a statement on Wednesday by the Ministry of Interior.

“Federal Government declares Friday 22, February 2019 as work-free day. Those providing essential duties and bankers are excluded.

“The work-free day is to enable citizens return to their poling units for the reschedule Presidential & National Assembly elections.

“Security agencies have been directed to ensure safety of lives and property before, during and after the general election,” the statement said.

1 Comment

  1. James

    February 21, 2019 at 4:35 pm

    Nigeria has a long way to go. This is the same election that is held in many countries on weekdays without bringing the entire country to a halt. People vote before work, at lunch time or after work.

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