Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawalle has declared a work-free week in the state to allow public and civil servants to register and obtain their Permanent Voter Cards, PVC.
This was contained in a communique on Saturday signed by the state Commissioner for Information, Ibrahim Magaji Dosara.
He said,“This is to inform the general public that His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Zamfara State, Hon. Bello Mohammed Matawalle, MON (Shatiman Sokoto), has declared next week (Monday to Friday) June 20th to 24th, 2022 as a work-free week, to enable the state public and civil servants to go to their respective localities to register and obtain their Permanent Voter Cards, PVC.”
He urged major stakeholders of the state to ensure the exercise is seamless.
He said, “By this announcement, all Commissioners, Special Advisers, Permanent Secretaries, other public office holders, party officials and traditional rulers are hereby directed to monitor and supervise the ongoing Voter Registration exercise.
“And ensure that all eligible voters within their wards and local governments register and obtain their Permanent Voter Cards to enable them to exercise their fundamental rights and civic responsibilities.”