In preparation for Saturday February 23rd presidential and parliamentary elections, The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Friday, February 22, 2019, as a public holiday.
The ministry of interior via made this known on Wednesday via a statement. The statement however excludes 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.”