Osun State Government has declared Friday as a work-free day to enable civil servants who are yet to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to do so ahead of the July 16 gubernatorial election in the state.
Osun Governorship Election
A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Prince Wole Oyebamiji, on Thursday, called on workers to get their PVC and to performance of their civic responsibility.
The government said it did not want people to miss out on the opportunity of exercising their constitutional right of participating in the July 16 governorship poll.
The statement reads, “The Government of Osun State acknowledges the importance of workers in the democratic process, and is aware that the only way workers can give life to their aspiration for a worker-friendly government is through their votes.
“The government does not want anyone to miss out on the opportunity to exercise their constitutional right, especially as it affects their overall wellbeing and the security of their future.
“Consequently, Friday, June 24, has been declared a work-free day in all government offices across the state, to enable all public and civil servants pick their PVC so they can perform their civic duty.”
KanyiDaily recalls that Nigerian singer, Davido had reacted to a video of his uncle, Senator Ademola Adeleke, promising voters money in different currencies ahead of the Osun governorship election.