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Ambode orders schools resumption after elections postponement

By Olawale Abdul-Fatah
Following Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC postponement general elections, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has ordered resumption of schools in the state.
Director General, Education Quality Assurance, Ronke Soyombo, disclosed the order in a statement made available to pressmen Saturday, stressing that the new date fixed by the umpire required the government new stance.
She stated that all schools should resume on 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 and closes again 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. Kindly give this public announcement wide and urgent publicity,” She added.
The DG stressed that the state government was compelled by the change in election dates to further review the 2018/19 school academic calendar.
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