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Niger govt declares work free days for voter registration

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state

Niger state government has declared Thursday and Friday 2022 as work free days to enable Civil Servants and other public office holders participate in the voter registration exercise.

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello announced this in a statement which was issued to Newsmen by his Chief Press Secretary Mrs. Mary Noel Berje in Minna.

The Governor said this had became necessary for all Nigerlites who have attain eighteen years and above to obtain their Permanent Voters Cards PVCs.

According to him, their votes is their right that will allow them to vote credible leaders of their choice.

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello therefore directed Commissioners, Special Advisers and Assistants as well as top government functionaries to return to their local government councils and sensitise their people on the need to register and obtain the Permanent Voters Card.

Reporting by Aliyu Lawal, editing by Daniel Adejo