LG Elections: Katsina Govt Declares Monday Work-Free Day

Channels Television  
Updated April 8, 2022
File photo: Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari addresses journalists at the State House in Abuja on April 29, 2021.


The Katsina State Government has declared Monday, April 11, a work-free day to enable workers and their families to exercise their franchise in the upcoming Local Government elections.

This was announced in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary Administration, Office of the Head Of Civil Service, Alhaji Usman Isyaku.

According to the statement, the one-day public holiday was declared to enable Civil Servants and their families to conveniently vote in their constituencies.

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Workers were, therefore, urged to utilise the opportunity to peacefully exercise their constitutional rights by voting for candidates of their choice.

On Thursday, March 31, supporters of various aspirants in the forthcoming Katsina Local Government elections interrupted the Katsina APC Local Government election campaign flag-off.

Supporters of the aspirants for the 2023 governorship election in the state also exhibited a similar attitude, a situation that prevented the state governor, Aminu Masari and other dignitaries from delivering their planned speeches.

The occasion which took place at the Kankia Local Government township stadium witnessed the attendance of many APC stakeholders in the state.