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Akeredolu declares today work-free day for Buhari’s visit to Ondo

By Oluwaseun Akingboye, Akure
25 February 2020   |   4:25 am
As part of activities to mark his third year anniversary in office, Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has declared today a public holiday to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari to the state.

As part of activities to mark his third year anniversary in office, Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has declared today a public holiday to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari to the state.

The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr. Donald Ojogo, who disclosed this yesterday in Akure, said that the governor deemed it necessary to approve the work-free day.

According to him, “Governor Akeredolu, while granting the approval, says the public holiday is necessary for the state to welcome the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, who is expected to arrive in the state to commission two key legacy projects.”

Ojogo, who is also the Chairman, Publicity and Programmes Sub-Committee, described the key projects as the Ore Industrial Hub and the Ore Inter-change, saying: “These were part of activities marking the third anniversary of the administration.

“The governor expresses appreciation to God for the journey thus far even as he enjoins all to take advantage of this period to participate fully in the series of activities lined up for the anniversary celebrations.”