Lagos orders school resumption on Monday


In the aftermath of the postponement of the 2019 Presidential Election, the Lagos State Government has ordered the resumption of schools in the state on Monday.

In a press statement made available to on Saturday, the Deputy Governor of Lagos, Oluranti Adebule said that the adjustment of the state academic calendar became necessary since the academics of students must continue.

Read the statement below

Lagos State Government has effected change in the School Calendar following the postponement of the scheduled election dates by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Her Excellency, Deputy Gov of Lagos State, Dr. Oluranti Adebule who made the decision public said all public and private schools should resume on Monday 18th February, 2019 as against Tuesday 19th February, contained in the earlier reviewed calendar

She informed all the Lagos State School stakeholders and the general public that all schools in Lagos state are expected to close on Friday 22nd of February and resume on Monday 25th.

Adebule said the second leg of the break will be on Friday 8th March, 2019 and schools are expected to resume on Monday 11th March, 2019.

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All public and private schools, school leaders and school associations are implored to take note and adhere strictly to the new School Calendar.

This measure is to ensure that the academic development and future of the pupils and students of the State are not compromised by the alteration of the election time table.

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