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FG Declares Friday Public Holiday, Excludes Bankers

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FG declares February 22 Public Holiday For Elections preparation

The federal government of Nigeria has declared Friday, February 22, 2019, as a public holiday, to enable Nigerians prepare for the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections on Saturday.

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 & National Assembly elections.

“Security agencies have been directed to ensure safety of lives & property before, during & after the general election.”

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