Thursday, 29 September 2016

Edo election: Workers not in offices after election holiday

Public offices in Edo recorded skeletal activities on Thursday as only few workers reported for duty after the two-day holiday declared by the state government for Wednesday’s governorship election.
Similarly, attendance of pupils and teachers in public and private schools was also low.
Edo Government on Saturday declared Tuesday and Wednesday public holidays to enable public servants to travel and participate in the poll in the state
At the state and federal secretariats on Sapele Road and Auchi Road, respectively, very few workers were on duty in their offices.
Most offices were locked as the officers did not report for duty.
The situation was the same in major towns in the state, including Ekpoma, Auchi, Abudu and Uromi and in all the secretariats of the 18 local government areas.