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



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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