Government Declares One Week Public Holiday For PVC Registration

The Zamfara State government has declared a one-week public holiday for civil servants to enable them obtain their Permanent Voter Cards (PVC).

In a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara, the work-free days which started on Monday June 20th will end Friday June 24, 2022.

Newsbreak understands that the state’s public and civil servants to be able to fulfil their civic rights in the 2023 general elections.

Governor Matawalle in the statement, directed all the commissioners, Special Advisers, Permanent Secretaries, other public office holders, party officials and traditional rulers to monitor and supervise the ongoing Voter Registration exercise.

The statement reads thus, “This is to inform the general public that His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle has declared next week, Monday to Friday June 20 to 24, as work-free week.

“This is to enable the state public and civil servants to go to their respective localities to register and obtain their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).

“By this announcement, all Commissioners, Special Advisers, Permanent Secretaries, other public office holders, party officials, and traditional rulers are hereby directed to monitor and supervise the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration exercise,”

Governor Matawalle appealed to the general public to participate in the exercise so that they would not complain later.

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