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pollOSOGBO – In compliance the directive of the Osun government, public offices remained closed on Friday as residents observed a -free day ahead of Saturday’s governorship .

The Commissioner for Information, Mr Sunday Akere, had said on government took the action enable civil servants travel to various wards to cast their votes.

He also said in a statement that the work-free day would enable those whose local governments are far away from the metropolis to get to their destinations on time to their civic responsibility.

There vehicular movement on the Osogbo-Gbongan road as security agents mounted road blocks to check vehicles going in and out of Osogbo. [eap_ad_2] A motorist, Mr Joshua Adelaja, who spoke to NAN at the Ede axis of the road, said the work-free day was responsible for the low traffic on the road.

He said that the road blocks mounted by security men across the metropolis with the attendant traffic gridlock also discouraged many motorists from going out.

Adelaja, however, lauded the presence of security agents in the state, saying it would discourage miscreants from disrupting Saturday’s election. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]