The state government Enugu, has declared Wednesday, 23rd February, 2022, as a work-free day in the entire state. This is to enable eligible residents to come put and vote.
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This announcement of work-free day, was contained in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Information, Steve Oruruo, which reads;
“The Enugu State Government (ENSG) wishes to notify the public that Local Government elections will hold on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, across the state.
“Consequently, the Government has declared a statewide work free day on Wednesday, February 23, from 8 A.M. to 4 P.M. to allow the people exercise their constitutional suffrage.
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“During this period, markets and offices shall be closed and movement of persons and vehicles restricted, except for those on essential duties.
“All residents legally qualified to vote are therefore encouraged to go to the polls and cast their ballots.
“The State Government, in its unflinching commitment to safeguarding and strengthening our democracy, has made requisite arrangements to guarantee a hitch-free process.
“ENUGU STATE IS IN THE HANDS OF GOD.”