Ondo State Governor , Rotimi Akeredolu , has declared Friday work – free for workers in the state .
A statement by Donald Ojogo , the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, on Thursday said all workers in the public service would observe the holiday .
The statement titled , ‘ Ondo Decides : Friday is work – free day, ’ explained that the holiday was approved to enable workers have enough time to prepare for the poll.
It reads in part , “ The Governor of Ondo State , Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu , SAN has directed that Friday, October 9 , 2020 be observed as work – free for workers in the State Public Service .
“ The governor ’ s decision comes on the heels of the governorship election scheduled for Saturday , October 10 , 2020 . It is specifically approved to enable workers have enough time to embark on adequate measures aimed at preparing themselves for the Election. ”