The Lagos State Government has directed all public and private schools in the state to observe the mid-term break for the 2022/2023 second-term academic session, News About Nigeria reports.
This directive was disclosed by the Director General of the Office of Education Quality Assurance (OEQA), Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, in a statement on Tuesday.
The decision to declare the mid-term break was made in line with the amended harmonized calendar approved by the Commissioner for Education, Folashade Adefisayo. The break is expected to commence on Friday, February 24, and will end on March 3. Schools will resume on March 6, while boarding school students are to return on March 5.
Seriki-Ayeni stated that the compliance with the directive is mandatory for all schools below tertiary level. She also emphasized that emergency preparedness and safety precautions must be put in place during the break.
The Lagos State Government has been consistent in its efforts to ensure that the education sector in the state is of the highest quality. The government has introduced several measures aimed at improving the standard of education in the state, and this directive is just one of them.
The Lagos State Government has once again demonstrated its commitment to ensuring that the education sector in the state is well-structured and of the highest quality.
It is expected that all schools and parents will comply with the directive and follow the government’s social media handles for up-to-date information.