Benue Announces Fridays work-free day for crop harvest
NEWSMAN, Makurdi – Benue state has declared Fridays as work-free days for civil servants in the state, to allow civil servants the opportunity to harvest their farm produce.
The work-free day, according to the state government, begins on November 6 till January 29, 2021, while normal weekly work schedule will resume on February 5, 2021.
According to the state’s Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Ngunan Addingi, revealed that “the declaration of Fridays as work-free days is to improve food security in the state.”
Benue State is acclaimed to be the food basket of the nation.
The governor of the state always declares work free Fridays for the state workers during plant and harvest seasons.