SAHARANEWS – The federal government has declared Friday, February 22, 2019 as a public holiday ahead of Saturday’s rescheduled presidential and national assembly elections.
This was disclosed through a statement by the ministry of Interior on Wednesday. Bankers and those offering essential services were however, excluded.
“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.
“Security agencies have been directed to ensure safety of lives & property before, during & after the general election.”