The Lagos State Government has asked all schools in the state to resume for academic activities on Monday, instead of Tuesday.
This followed the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
A statement issued on Saturday by Mrs. Ronke Soyombo, Director General, Education Quality Assurance, said “I have the directive of Her Excellency, the Deputy Governor of Lagos State to inform all Lagos State school’s stakeholders and the general public that the state government has been compelled by the change in election dates to further review the 2018/19 school academic calendar as stated below:
“All schools resume Monday, 18th February, 2019, All schools in Lagos State are expected to close on the following dates: Friday 22nd of February and to resume on Monday, 25th February.
“The schools will also close on Friday, 8th March, 2019 and to resume on Monday, 11th March. All public and private schools, school leaders and school associations should take note and adhere strictly.”