FG Declares Work-Free Day
The federal government of Nigeria has declared Friday, February 22, 2019, as a public holiday, in preparation for
the February 23 presidential and national assembly elections.
The ministry of interior announced this through a statement on Wednesday, with the exclusion of 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
“Security agencies have been directed to ensure safety of lives and property before, during and after the general
election.” The statement Reads.