Thursday, Friday In June, July Is Work-free Day For Civil Servants

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has authorised Thursday and Friday in the month of June and July 2021 as work-free days to allow civil servants in the state to engage themselves in farming activities.

The governor mentioned this in a circular title “Declaration Of Week-free Days For Public Servants In The State To Enhance Farming Activities To Develop The Agricultural Chain In Benue”, issued by Sir, Samuel I Udeh, Permanent Secretary, for Head of Service.

According to the circular, the decision was to allow the public servants to take advantage of the state’s Agricultural Value Chain.

The circular reads, “In order to create an enabling environment to help Civil Servants in Benue State take advantage of the state’s Agricultural Value Chain, His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has authorised Thursday and Friday in the month of June and July 2021 as work-free days to allow Civil Servants engage in farming activities.

“Accordingly, effects from Thursday 17th June to Friday 30th July 2021, Thursdays and Fridays have been declared as work-free days Civil Servants are therefore advised to take advantage of these days to engage in farming and agricultural related activities”.

It, however, mentioned that those on integral services are exempted from the work-free days.

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