(1) Every worker shall be entitled after twelve months continuous service to a holiday with full pay of
(a) at least six working days; or
(b) in the case of persons under the age of sixteen years (including apprentices), at least twelve working days.
(2) The holiday mentioned in subsection (1) of this section may be deferred by agreement between the employer and the worker:
Provided that the holiday-earning period shall not thereby be increased beyond twenty-four months continuous service.
(3) It shall be unlawful for an employer to pay wages in lieu of the holiday mentioned in subsection (1) of this section to a worker whose contract has not terminated.
(4) A person who ceases to be employed after having completed-
(a) less than twelve but not less than six months in the continuous employment of an employer; or
(b) not less than six months in the continuous employment of an employer since last qualified for a holiday under subsection (1) of this section, shall be paid with respect to that period of employment an amount bearing the same proportion to full pat for one week at his normal rate as that period bears to twelve months.
Section 18 of the Labour Act in Nigeria