Osun declares Thursday, Friday public holidays for LG election
The State Government of Osun has declared Thursday and Friday January 25 and 26, 2018 as public holiday.
This is contained in a statement issued today by Sola Fasure, media adviser to the state governor, Rauf Aregbesola.
It further explained that it was to enable residents of the state to prepare for and participate in the Local Government Parliamentary Election scheduled to hold on Saturday January 27, 2018.
Aregbesola was quoted to have urged them to enthusiastically exercise their civic duty by participating in "this historic parliamentary election into local governments, the first of its kind in any state of Nigeria".
He also admonished them to be orderly, law abiding and conduct themselves peacefully, for the exercise to be successful.
He assured all of the preparedness of the state electoral commission to conduct a hitch-free, credible, free, fair and transparent election that we will all be proud of.
Law enforcement agencies are also ready and put on alert to protect lives and property and prevent breach of the peace and disruption of the election.