The Katsina State Government has declared Thursday, 26 and Friday, 27, January 2023 as work free days for the state’s civil servants.
This is for the civil servants to welcome Muhammadu Buhari who will be in the state for a two-day official visit.
This is according to a statement by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information, Culture and Home Affairs, Sani Kabomo, on Wednesday.
The statement, however, said that federal civil servants, bank workers and others who were on essential services were exempted from the holiday.
“As part of ongoing preparations to receive Mr.President and Commander-in-chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR,on a 2-day State visit to Katsina, the Katsina state Government has declared Thursday,26th and Friday, 27th, January 2023 as work free day to enable all workers of the state, Local Government Councils and Local Education Authorities to welcome Mr. President.
“However, the work-free days do not affect workers of Federal service, Banks and those on essential services,” the statement said.