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Lagos Declares Friday Holiday For Schools Ahead Guber Poll

The government of Lagos State has directed that the Second Mid-Term break for all schools should hold on Friday, March 8, 2019.

Naija News reports that a statement issued by the State Ministry of Education, all public and private schools in the state are expected to close on Thursday, March 7, 2019, and resume on Monday, March 11, 2019.

The statement noted that the development became imperative in order to correct the wrong impression in some quarters that schools will not open on Thursday, March 7, 2019.

It added that the break is to ensure all students and pupils are in their respective homes during the gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections that will hold on Saturday, March 9, 2019.

The statement enjoined all parents, teachers and stakeholders in the education sector and the entire public to observe this break in the interest of all.


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Last Modified: 16 July, 2019 at 9:45 am