Work Hours during the Elections
- With the presidential and national assembly elections taking place on Saturday, February 16, 2019, the office will close at 1.45pm on Friday, February 15, 2019, to enable everyone get home safely.
- Regarding resumption of work on Monday, February 18, you are advised to await further communication (email and SMS) from TMM before leaving your homes for work.
Travel Restrictions during the Elections
Today, the Nigerian Police Force announced a country-wide restriction to vehicular movement between the hours of 6am to 6pm on Saturday, 16th February, 2019. In addition, the Federal Government has announced the closure of the country’s borders from Friday, February 15, 2019 to Sunday, February 17, 2019.
Following threats of disruption to the election by rogue bodies such as Boko Haram, Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) militants and IPOB; you are advised to have a heightened sense of security, especially at polling centers.
The Department of State Security (DSS) has also raised the alarm on the threat of fake news, and hate speeches capable of stoking the embers of violence. Based on this, you are advised to be careful in forwarding and sharing messages on your social media handles.
As citizens, it is our duty to actively participate in elections by going out to cast our votes. You are advised to go out on Saturday, 16th February, 2019 to cast your votes for your choice of presidential and federal legislative candidates.
Follow the Neusroom website for round the clock updates on the Elections.
Once again, keep safe and avoid areas prone to electoral violence.