Ahead of the gubernatorial and state house of assembly election, The Lagos State government has directed all public and private schools in the state to go for a break.
According to the statement made by the State Ministry of Education, the break is to take effects from 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.
The ministry of education reveals the reason for the break was to ensure all pupils are in their respective homes when the election will be conducted on Saturday, 9th March 2019.
This announcement, therefore, enjoined all parents, teachers and stakeholders in the education and the entire public organization to observe this break for personal interest.