Governor Bello Matawalle (file photo)
Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has declared a work-free week to enable the state public and civil servants to register and obtain their Permanent Voter Cards (PVC).
The state Commissioner for Information, Ibrahim Magaji Dosara, disclosed this in a communique on Saturday.
“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,” the communique read.
The letter also directed the major stakeholders of the state to see to a seamless process of the exercise.
“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,” he said.