FG Declares Friday Public Holiday, Excludes Bankers

  • FG Declares Friday Public Holiday, Excludes Bankers
  • Now that the federal government has declared Friday 22nd as public holiday for preparation for those travelling for the election. I believe all is set for INEC come 23rd February for the presidential election.

    The federal government of Nigeria has declared Friday, February 22, 2019, as a public holiday, in preparation for the February 23 presidential and parliamentary elections.

    The ministry of interior via a statement on Wednesday, however, excluded bankers and those offering essential services across the nation.

    “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 & property before, during & after the general election.”

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