By Emmanuel Adeleke
Ahead of the presidential and national assembly elections coming up on Saturday, February 25, Oyo State Government has directed public and civil servants in the state to observe half day at work on Friday, February 24.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mrs Olubamiwo Adeosun, on Thursday.
The statement urged the public and civil servants in the state to go out on Saturday and perform their civic responsibilities.
“The Executive Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, in his commitment to rule of law and good governance has considered the need for Public and Civil Servants of the state who wish to travel to perform their civic responsibilities in upcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections and has graciously approved the declaration of half day at work for Friday, 24th February 2023.
“In this regard, Government Offices are to close by 12 noon, while Staff covering essential services are expected to remain at their duty posts.
“Public and Civil Servants of the State are enjoined to go out on Saturday February 25th, 2023, to perform their civic responsibilities,” the statement read.
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