Bight Newspaper reports that the Bayelsa State government has declared Friday the 5th of April, 2024 a work free day due to the imminent local government elections in the State.

The information was contained in a letter issued by the State Head of Service, Barr(Mrs) Biobelemoye Charles-Onyema on Thursday.

The letter stated that the State Governor, Senator Douye Diri has declared Friday 5th April 2024, a work free day to enable civil servants other than those on essential duties travel to their various hometown for the local government elections scheduled Saturday 6th of April, 2024.

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Recall that the Bayelsa State Independent Electoral Commission, BYSIEC had earlier scheduled the Local Government Council elections in the State to hold on Saturday 6th, April 2024.

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