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Lagos declares Four Work-free days for PVC collection

Lagos State has mandated that civil personnel have four days off from work so they can obtain their Permanent Voter Card (PVCs)

As the 2023 elections draw near, the Lagos state government has declared Tuesday,

January 24 to Friday, January 27 as work-free days for public servants in the state so

they can go collect their permanent voter cards at their respective local government/local council development areas in the state.

This was made known by the head of service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola in a circular released, on behalf of the governor.

The different levels are to take different days, i.e Tuesday, January 24, 2023, for grade

levels 01, 03, 07, and 15; Wednesday, January 25, 2023, for grade levels 02, 04, 08, and 13;

Thursday, January 26, 2023, for grade levels 05, 09, 12, and 17; and Friday, January 27, 2023,

for grade levels 06, 10, 14 and 16.7

Muri-Okunola added that the governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, sanctioned the work-free days so that government employees may fully participate in the elections.

Read also – INEC Shares Concerns Why The Elections May Be Postponed, Cancelled

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the collection of PVCs, therefore it is now announced for the general information that all public servants who have not yet collected their PVCs are invited to do so before Sunday, January 29, as it is a civic duty to vote.

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