FG has declared Friday, February 22 as a public to enable Nigerians/Voters to prepare for the presidential and National Assembly elections to hold on Saturday, February 23.
The Cable reports that the federal government through the ministry of interior declared the holiday on Wednesday, February 20. It however excluded bankers and those providing essential services from the holiday.
“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.”