The Lagos State Government has directed all public and private schools in the state to close on Thursday for mid-term break in view of the governorship and house of assembly elections holding on Saturday.
According to a statement issued by the State Ministry of Education, all Public and Private Schools in the State were expected to close on Thursday, 7th of March, 2019 and resume on Monday, 11th March, 2019.
This statement noted that it became necessary to correct the wrong impression in some quarters that schools will not open on Thursday, 7th March 2019.
It stated further that the break was to ensure all students and pupils were in their respective homes during the Gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections that will hold on Saturday, 9th March 2019.
The release, therefore, enjoined all parents, teachers and stakeholders in the education sector and the entire public to observe this break in the interest of all.