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2023 Election: Amended Calendar Still In Use In Primary Schools -Commissioner

2023 Election: Amended Calendar Still In Use In Primary Scho

Pupils learning in a congested classroom at Central Primary School, Danlawal

The Benue state Commissioner for Education, Dr Saawuan Tarnongu has affirmed that the earlier amended school calendar still subsists for the schools below the Tertiary level. 

This was made known on Friday in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary Agbo Ochekpe in Makurdi.

Tarnongu directed that all Pre-Primary, Primary and Secondary schools reopen on March 13, 2023, to continue the academic calendar while all Tertiary Institutions in the State remain closed till after the elections.

This is as directed by the Hon. Minister of Education, Mallam Mamud Adamu.

He pleaded that "Parents and Guardians should release their children/wards back to school to prepare and complete the term while those in the final classes can settle down and get ready for their exams."

He also stated: "Friday 17/3/2023 is school/work free  day for schools in preparatory for the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections while they resume Monday 20th/3/2023 for regular school activities."

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