Nigeria: Edo Election - Obaseki Declares Friday Work-Free Day

18 September 2020

Ahead of Saturday's gubernatorial election in Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki has declared Friday (today), September 18, 2020 as work-free day to enable workers in the State Public Service travel to their respective constituencies to exercise their franchise.

In a statement issued yesterday, Edo State Head of Service, through the Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Aziegbemhin PE, noted that: "Sequel to the forthcoming Edo State gubernatorial election scheduled to hold on Saturday September 19, 2020, Mr. Governor has approved Friday, September 18, 2020 as a work-free day to enable workers in the state public service travel to their respective constituencies to exercise their franchise"

"Permanent Secretaries and Heads of Extra-Ministerial Departments are requested to bring the contents of this circular to the attention of their staff," the Head of Service directed.

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