The Federal government has declared 22nd February a Work-Free day, ahead the presidential election on Saturday.
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.
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.
Therefore, 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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