Muhammed Abubakar, Reporting
THE Federal Government has extended tertiary institutions’ students holiday over the postponement of the Governorship and House of Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, made the disclosure, saying schools will remain closed till 20th of March, 2023.
INEC has announced, late Wednesday, that due to the reconfiguration of Bimodal Voter’s Accreditation System (BVAS) nod given it by the Court of Appeal, the commission has postponed the Governorship election earlier slated for March 11, 2023 by a week.
Stonix News recalls that the Federal Government of Nigeria had earlier closed down universities and other higher institutions between February 22 and March 14, ahead of the ongoing 2023 general elections.