Edo State Government Provides Opportunity For Electorates To Travel.
In order to afford workers in the state the opportunity to exercise their franchise in the general elections, the Edo State Government has declared Friday, February 15, 2019, half work day.
This is also as Naija News reports that the Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered the restriction of vehicular movement from 6 am – 6 pm on Saturday, 16th February 2019.
In a statement signed by Secretary to State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq, the Edo state government said the directive is to “enable voters travel to their various local government areas and participate in the Saturday, February 16, general elections.”
Ogie continued, “Consequent upon the above, all workers are expected to close from their offices by 12.00 noon. All heads of government agencies and departments are hereby advised to comply accordingly.”