Up front of the gubernatorial election in Edo state, the government affirmed Friday, September 18, as work-free day to allow workers in the state public service travel to their respective constituencies to exercise their franchise.
This was revealed in a statement published by the Edo state head of service, through the permanent secretary, Mrs Aziegbemhin P.E.
Part of the statement read:
“Sequel to the forthcoming Edo state gubernatorial election scheduled to hold on Saturday, September 19, 2020, Mr Governor 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.”