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Kogi Govt. closes schools for guber poll

The Kogi Government on Wednesday announced the closure of schools for the Off Circle Governorship Election scheduled for Saturday in the state.

Mr Wemi Jones, the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, gave the directive in a statement issued in Lokoja.

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He said, “all schools must shut down from Friday, for the election”.

“The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, hereby directs all institutions at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels be closed from Friday, Nov. 10 to Tuesday, Nov. 14.

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“This became imperative in view of the state governorship election slated for Saturday.

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“However, normal academic activities will resume on Wednesday, Nov. 15, ” he said.

The commissioner added: “By this directive, all schools are expected to comply accordingly.” NAN

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