The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle has declared next week Monday to Friday, as work-free week to enable public and civil servants to obtain their Permanent Voter Cards.
The governor directed all the commissioners, Special Advisers, Permanent Secretaries, other public office holders, party officials and traditional rulers to monitor and supervise the ongoing Voter Registration exercise.
This was contained in a press statement signed and issued to newsmen in Gusau, the State capital by the State’s commissioner for information, Ibrahim Dosara.
According to the statement, every person above the age of 18 is expected to be part of the exercise, saying that it was their constitutional right to elect their leaders.
Matawalle appealed to the general public to participate in the exercise so that they would not complain later.