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Borno declares Monday work-free for Buhari campaign



Borno State has declared Monday a public holiday for the campaign of the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate , President Muhammadu Buhari .The state government in a public announcement by the Commissioner of Information, Dr. Mohammed Bulama on Sunday declared Monday a work – free day for the President’ s re – election campaign .

The announcement read : “ 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 , 21 st 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 , 22 nd January , 2019 . ”