Mid-term break in Lagos schools starts February 24

The Lagos government has directed schools to observe the mid-term break for the 2022/2023 second-term academic session.

Director General, Office of Education Quality Assurance (OEQA), Abiola Seriki-Ayeni disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.

The directive followed the amended harmonised calendar approved by Commissioner for Education, Folashade Adefisayo.

Abiola Seriki-Ayeni said the break commences Friday, February 24 and applicable to all public and private schools in the state.

“This compliance is mandatory for all schools below tertiary level, while emergency preparedness and safety precautions should be in place,” he said.

The holiday ends on March 3, while school resumes on March 6; boarding school students are to return on March 5.

The statement advised schools and parents to follow government social media handles for up-to-date information.

The federal and state governments have made altercations to academic schedules due to the February and March 11 elections.