Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has declared Friday a work-free-day for residents of the state.
Adeleke gave the approval for the holiday on Wednesday.
A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Teslim Igbalaye, said the holiday would enable residents and indigenes to travel for Presidential and National Assembly elections holding on Saturday.
The statement also said public servants were expected to utilise the opportunity to travel for the electoral process.
It further read in parts, “This is time for all citizens to exercise their voting rights. His Excellency again appeals to all residents to be law-abiding as they peacefully exercise their voting rights on Saturday and subsequent elections.”