Nigeria: Osun Rerun - No School, No Work As Govt Declares Public Holiday

Voting taking place in Oshogbo - Osun State
27 September 2018

Osogbo — Pupils would not go to school in Osun State today (Thursday) and workers would not go to work as the state government declared a public holiday for rerun election in seven polling units in the state.

This was contained in a state signed by Mr Sola Fasure, the Media Adviser to the Governor in a press statement in Osogbo capital of Osun state. He said the holiday was to enable worker to go and vote.

He said: "The Osun State Government has declared Thursday September 27, 2018 a public holiday throughout the state.

"This is to enable workers to participate in the rerun governorship election and perform their civic responsibility", he said.

The rerun gubernatorial election will take place in seven units in Ife-North, Ife-South, Orolu and Osogbo Local Government Areas of the State.

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