The federal government has declared Friday, February 22, 2019, as a public holiday, in preparation for the February 23 presidential and parliamentary elections.
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 and National Assembly elections.
“Security agencies have been directed to ensure safety of lives and property before, during and after the general election.”