In order to allow public employees in Lagos State to go pick up their Permanent Voter Cards at their respective local governments’ or local councils’ development zones, the state has declared Tuesday, January 24, through Friday, January 27, as work-free days.
Hakeem Muri-Okunola, the Head of Service, informed the public of this. The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, reportedly graciously granted the public employees’ work-free day, according to a circular released by Muri-Okunola.
“Consequent upon the extension of the collection of Permanent Voters’ Cards by the Independent National Electoral Commission, it is hereby notified for the general information that all public servants who are yet to collect their Permanent Voters’ Cards from designated INEC Centers are encouraged to do so before Sunday, January 29, 2023, as it is a civic responsibility to vote.
To this end, Mr Governor has graciously approved a work-free day to enable public servants to collect their PVCs from their respective local government/local council development areas as presented in the table below.”
The dates include 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.