The Imo state government has announced an 18-day Christmas holiday for state workers. The holiday starts today, Friday, December 22, 2017.
This was reported in a statement made public on Friday and signed by the chief press secretary to the governor, Mr Sam Onwuemeodo.
The statement said workers on essential duties were exempted from this development.
The release also said that government gives workers in the state workforce reasonable time every Christmas to enable them celebrate with their loved ones.