The Federal Government has proclaimed Friday, February 22nd as an open occasion, in front of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly decisions.
This was put forth known in an expression discharged by the Ministry of Interior, saying investors and those offering basic administrations the country over are prohibited in watching the general population occasion.
“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 read
A few states and organizations over the league had at first proclaimed occasion for individuals from staff on February 15, fully expecting the February 16 races.
Real banks the nation over issued explanations of early conclusion on Friday, February 15 — shutting their outlets sooner than expected.
The decisions were, nonetheless, deferred by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), which had asserted calculated purposes behind the postponed survey.