The Ekiti state government has declared a half-day work today to enable workers travel to their various local governments to cast their votes in Saturday's election.
In a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of the State, Idowu Adelusi on Friday and aired on state-owned electronic medium, the government said civil servants would close for duties by 12pm to enable them travel on time.
Also, most banks in the state have said they will close services at 1pm today.
While some of the banks pasted the notice on their doors to alert customers about the development, others made its announcement on local radio stations.
Our correspondent observed a large turnout of customers at the banks to withdraw moneý apparently to beat the deadline.
It was also observed that people besieged the markets to procure food itmes ahead of the election tomorrow.
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