20 February 2019

Nigeria: Govt Declares Friday Work-Free Day for Workers

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Friday, 22 February, 2019 as a work-free day to allow Nigerians prepare for the Presidential and National Assembly elections, slated for Saturday, 23 February, 2019.

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau disclosed this in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Interior Ministry, Barr Georgina Ehuriah on Wednesday night.

"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," the statement read in part.

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