Oyo state government has declared Friday March 17 as a half day for civil servants in the state.
This, according to a press release on behalf of the state’s helmsman Engr. Seyi Makinde signed by Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun secretary to the state government, is to enable workers prepare for the governorship and house of assembly elections slated for Saturday March 18.
Titled, “Governorship and House of Assembly election: Half working Day,” the statement reads, “The Oyo State Governor, His Excellency, Engr. Seyi Makinde in his commitment to ensuring participation of Public and Civil Servants in the State in the upcoming Governorship and House of Assembly election has graciously approved the declaration of half day at work on Friday, 17 March, 2023. This approval of a half day at work will enable Public & Civil Servants who may wish to travel to perform their civic responsibilities the opportunity to do so.
“Flowing from the above, Government offices are to close by 12 noon, on Friday, 17th March, 2023. While staff covering essential services are expected to remain at their duty posts.
“Public and Civil Servants in the State are enjoined to go out on Saturday, 18 March, 2023, to perform their civic responsibilities.”