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Polls: ODSG reviews public holiday for workers

ByKemi Olatunde

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The Ondo State Government has rescheduled the Work-Free Day earlier granted public servants in the state today to next week Friday

The holiday earlier approved for the workers  in the state was to enable them participate in the coming  election.

This followed the postponement of the Governorship and State Assemblies elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

According to a statement from the office of the Head of Service, Pastor Kayode Ogundele, the Work-Free Day earlier fixed for today will now be observed next Friday,  March 17, as INEC has rescheduled the election for Saturday, March 18, as against Saturday 11th earlier fixed.

Pastor Ogundele said the holiday is in recognition of the need for some officers to travel to areas where they registered to vote.

While appreciating Governor Akeredolu’s kind disposition to the state workforce, the Head of Service charged the workers to utilize the opportunity to go and vote, adding that they should have the strategic interest of the state in  mind in their choice of candidates.

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