The Ogun State Government has declared Tuesday, January 24, and Wednesday, 25, as work-free days for workers in the state public service.
This is according to a statement issued on Sunday in Abeokuta by Kunle Somorin, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Dapo Abiodun.
It read partly, “Following the extension of the permanent voter cards collection till Sunday, January 29, 2023, by the Independent National Electoral Commission, Governor Abiodun has graciously approved two days – January 24 and 25, 2023, as work-free days to enable public servants to collect their PVCs from their respective local governments.”
Governor Abiodun also enjoined all executive members of public markets and private establishments in the state to allow flexibility in their schedules for residents to use the opportunity to visit INEC offices or collection centres where they registered to collect their PVCs.
The governor said voting is a civic responsibility, and all eligible citizens must be allowed to exercise their rights to choose who governs them.