The Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN has directed that Friday, October 9, 2020 be observed as work-free day for workers in the State Public Service.
Hon. Commissioner for Information & Orientation, Ondo State, Donald Ojogo in a statement said the Governor’s decision comes on the heels of the Governorship Election scheduled for Saturday, October 10, 2020. It is specifically approved as such to enable workers have enough time to embark on adequate measures aimed at preparing themselves for the Election. This include necessary trips by workers to areas where they are registered to cast their votes.
According to the statement, Eligible voters are advised to be law abiding throughout the period of the exercise. They are equally encouraged to take maximum advantage of the adequate security measures already put in place to exercise their voting rights without any fear of harassment, intimidation and molestation.
Governor Akeredolu wishes all stakeholders, especially our workers in the Public Service, the best of luck as they exercise their civic responsibility.