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Nigeria Declares More State Public Holidays
 
(Posted on Wednesday, January 26, 2011)

Source: The Nation Online (Abuja)

Thursday and/or Friday, January 27/28, 2011, have been declared as one-off public holidays by more of Nigeria's States for voter registration.

Specifically, the Imo State Government has declared Thursday and Friday, January 27 and 28, 2011, as state public holidays "to enable the state civil servants participate in the ongoing nationwide voters' registration exercise", although the statement by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Prince Victor Ibeye-Ugbala, said the two-day public holidays excluded banks operating in the state.

Meanwhile, the Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has declared Friday, January 28, 2011, as a state public holiday, also to enable eligible voters to get registered.

Recall that the governments of Nigeria's State of Enugu (16-Jan-2011), Abia (20-Jan-2011), and the Rivers State (25-Jan-2011), recently similar statewide public holidays.

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