Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has declared Friday as a work-free day in the state.
The state governorship election holds on Saturday.
In a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary, in the office of the state’s Head of Service, Mrs. Aziegbemhin P.E, the government said the declaration of Friday as a work-free day was to enable workers in the state public service to travel to their respective constituencies for the election.
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The statement read: “Sequel to the forthcoming Edo State gubernatorial election scheduled to hold on Saturday September 19, 2020, Mr. Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has approved Friday 18th September 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.”
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