Borno state declares eight-day holiday for schools over election

The Borno state government has approved an eight-day holiday for schools in the state ahead of the forthcoming 2023 general elections.

This was contained in a statement issued by the Director of Schools Management, Ministry of Education, Borno State, Mr. Mustapha Umara.

The eight days holiday is slated between Thursday, February 23 to Wednesday,  March 1, 2023, for presidential and national assembly elections and Thursday, March 9 to Wednesday, March 15, 2023, for governorship and state Assembly elections.

According to the statement, this will enable eligible students and staff to exercise their civic rights and allow for the use of schools as collation centers.

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