KOGI, Nigeria – The State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, has declared Friday, Nov. 15, a public holiday for all schools in the state.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mr Eric Aina.
Aina directed all public and private schools to proceed on holiday from Nov. 15, 2019, towards the Nov. 16 elections in the state.
He said the break was to ensure that all students and pupils are united with their families during the election.
Aina added that schools would resume academic activities on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019.
“All parents, school heads, teachers and stakeholders in the education sector are enjoined to take note and observe the holiday accordingly,” NAN quoted him as saying.