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LG Election: Oyo Govt Declares Friday Public Holiday

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The Oyo State government has announced Friday, May 21, as a holiday following the local government election set to hold on Saturday, May 22, 2021.

This was made known in a statement issued by Mr Taiwo Adisa, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor ‘Seyi Makinde who disclosed that the government made the decision in a bid to ensure that the election is hitch-free. According to the statement, it said: “His Excellency, Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, has authorized the declaration of Friday, May 21, 2021, as a holiday.”

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He stressed further that, “The declaration of the holiday is to enable residents of the state to participate freely in the council elections billed to hold on Saturday, May 22, 2021.” He enjoined every indigene of the state to go about their duties peacefully and participate in the election process. “Every indigene and resident of the state is hereby enjoined to go about his or her business peacefully while trooping out en masse to their respective voting areas and perform the civic responsibility on  Saturday,” he said.

 

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