Ahead of the gubernatorial election scheduled to hold on Saturday, March 9, the Lagos State Government has directed that the Second Mid Term break will hold on Friday, 8th of March, 2019.
All Public and Private Schools in the State are expected to close on Thursday, 7th of March, 2019 after School and resume on Monday, 10th March, 2019.
According to the Deputy Director, Public Affairs, Ministry of Education, Mr. Adesegun Ogundeji, the announcement became necessary to correct the impression in some quarters that schools will not open on Thursday, 7th March, 2019.
The break is to ensure all students and pupils are united with their families during the Gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections that will hold on Saturday, 9th March, 2019.
All parents, teachers and stakeholders in the education sector and the entire public are enjoined to observe this break in the interest of all Lagosians.