CONFIRMED: FG declares Friday Public Holiday


The Federal government has declared Friday as public holiday to enable Nigerians prepare for the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections on Saturday.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday rescheduled the February 16th Presidential and National Assembly elections by one week.

The ministry of interior via a statement on Wednesday, however, excluded 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.

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