By Toby Prince
In preparation for Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections, the Federal Government has declared Friday, February 22, 2019, as a public holiday.
Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Bello Dambazau (
The Ministry of Interior in a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Barr. Georgina
“The Federal Government declares Friday, February 22, 2019 as work-free day. Those providing essential duties and bankers are excluded.
“The work-free day is to enable citizens return to their polling units for the reschedule Presidential & National Assembly elections.
“Security agencies have been directed to ensure safety of lives and property before, during and after the general election,” the statement added.