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Gov Matawalle declares five work-free days for voter registration

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle has declared a work-free week to allow the state public and civil servants to register and obtain their Permanent Voter Cards (PVC).

Commissioner for Information, Ibrahim Magaji Dosara, disclosed this in a communique on Saturday, saying that the work-free days would enable citizens carry out their registration.

“His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Zamfara State, Hon. Bello Mohammed Matawalle, MON (Shatiman Sokoto), has declared next week ( Monday to Friday) June 20th to 24th, 2022 as a work-free week, to enable the state public and civil servants to go to their respective localities to register and obtain their Permanent Voter Cards, PVC,” the communique read.

“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 Voter Registration exercise,” Mr Dosara said.

The Governor urged all eligible voters within their wards and local governments to register and obtain their Permanent Voter Cards to enable them vote during the elections.

Writing by Adeniyi Bakare; Editing by Tony Okerafor