Thursday has been declared a public holiday by State Government in Nigeria.
Ibomdailymail Nigeria reports that the Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello declared Thursday, 10th November 2022 public holiday.
This online news understands that the public holiday is to enable citizens of the State to actively participate by going to the polling units and casting their ballots in the State’s Local Government Elections.
During the election period, markets and offices shall be closed and the movement of persons and vehicles restricted, except for those on essential duties.
“Government is urging citizens to go out and perform their civic duties on Thursday, 10th November 2022, as this presents yet another avenue to elect representatives and leaders who expectedly will work for our collective aspirations at the Local Government level”, a statement issued by Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane read.