The Plateau government has declared Thursday a work-free day to enable residents welcome President Muhammadu Buhari on a one-day working visit to the state.

A statement released by the state’s Head of Service, Izam Azi, said the holiday will afford residents of the state to troop out enmass to welcome President Buhari.

“The holiday will afford civil servants and other citizens the opportunity to give the President a rousing welcome,” Mr. Azi said.

Meanwhile, Yakubu Dati, Commissioner for Information and Communication, has said there would be restriction of movement during the visit, especially around areas the president would inaugurate projects. Dati added that alternative routes have been provided for free vehicular movement.

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