Borno declares Monday work-free day for Buhari campaign

Borno State government has declared Monday a work-free day for Buhari campaign, ahead of the 2019 election holding in February.

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Borno State’s Commissioner of Information, Dr. Mohammed Bulama who declared Monday a work-free day for the President’s re-election campaign in a statement released on Sunday, said this was to enable workers in both the public and private sectors, as well as students to troop out in large numbers to welcome Mr. President.

The statement reads;

“This is to notify the general public that due to the one day visit of His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces to Maiduguri, the state capital, tomorrow Monday, 21st January 2019, is hereby declared a public holiday in the entire state.

“This is to enable all the good people of Borno State, including workers in both the public and private sectors, as well as students to, as usual, troop out in large numbers to welcome Mr. President to the state.”

The announcement added: “Insha Allah, work resumes on Tuesday, 22nd January, 2019.”

73 Comments

  1. This the advantage of incumbent President, no other candidate can proclaim public holiday, enjoy while it last.

  2. Because of the Buhari campaign you are declaring public holiday,the election proper you will declare one week work free day.Unadey try.

  3. All this for the man that your safety is not his priority isn’t that insane well you guys should enjoy your holiday if I were you people I won’t come out because of bombblast use your upper

  4. Is Buhari Jesus Christ? Even if u declare one week holiday not everyone will come out… Buhari triumphant entry to Borno

  5. Wow, i don’t think there with be need for a public holiday for tertiary students as they are already home because of the strike

  6. Pls ooh go to work, he may not surface, he is an extremely busy man. Where he will be wise, he will not be wise.

  7. If a state is shunting down for a president campaign at Borno it mean we dont know what to do with time.

  8. Well……..its only in Borno,A predominantly Agrarian state it can happen in…..You shut down the Government&peoples lives just because the President is coming to town
    Do you know how much Man hours would be lost……..Well….well

  9. This is unbelievable you mean that becaibecause of one party you have public holiday, do they known that there are other parties in the state

  10. This Borno state governor is just a terrible human being. Was he not the same one that was calling for state of emergency in his state? I am not surprised.

  11. I don’t tink its a good idea cos people DAT don’t have much won’t see anything to eat all I’m De name of campaign

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