Oyo State Government, Tuesday, announced the cancellation of the
mid-term break, for the third term of 2018/2019 academic session for
public primary and secondary schools in the state.
The announcement was contained in a circular signed by the acting
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Mr
I. O. Adeosun, and made available to journalists in Ibadan.
The cancellation was as a result of many public holidays and strikes,
which made pupils/students of public schools stayed out of classrooms
for too long.
“Students of public primary and secondary schools have stayed out of
classrooms for a number of days.
”For the reason of public holidays and strikes, the mid-term break
for the third term 2018/2019 academic session, is hereby cancelled,”
the statement read.
According to the circular, the cancellation will give room for
coverage of lost grounds, to the benefit of the pupils and students of
public primary and secondary schools.