Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has declared Friday as work-free day for civil servants in the state to enable them prepare for March 18 Governorship and State Assembly elections.
This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Humwashi Wonosikou, Press Secretary to the Governor, on Thursday in Yola.
The statement said Gov. Fintiri approved the holiday to enable public servants to travel to their homes, where they registered, to vote.
He applauded residents for their understanding amidst the daunting challenges they face.
“This is the time to show more commitment, love for the state by being law-abiding as you vote this Saturday,” the governor said.
The governor urged all eligible residents to exercise their voting rights.