2019: FG declares Friday 22 as public holiday, excludes bankers

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The Federal Government has declared Friday, February 22, 2019, as a public holiday , in preparation for the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections.

Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen . Bello Dambazau ( retd ) , made the declaration in Abuja on Wednesday.
The Ministry of Interior in a statement on Wednesday night by the Permanent Secretary , Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah , however , excluded bankers and those offering essential services across the nation.

It said , “ 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 and 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 .

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