Following the postponement of the 20th version of the National Sports Festival, earlier scheduled to carry in Edo State from March 22 to April 1, 2020, the Edo State Government has directed faculties throughout the state to ignore the preliminary announcement of an modification of faculties’ calendar within the state.
In an announcement, Commissioner for Education, Hon. Jimoh ljegbai, urged faculties within the state to keep up the unique faculty calendar to the impact that 2nd time period trip commences on the third of April, 2020.
According to ljegbai, “It is hereby introduced for the advantage of most of the people, notably Public and Private Primary and Post Primary Schools that the National Sports Festival has been postponed.
“The public is hereby notified that the earlier announcement regarding the amendment of the school calendar is hereby cancelled.”
The commissioner added, “Consequently, Public and Private Schools are to follow the original school calendar to the effect that 2nd term vacation commences on the 3rd of April, 2020 as originally scheduled, while the 3rd term resumption date remains 27th April 2020”
Recall that the federal government had earlier directed all private and non-private faculties in Edo State to proceed on break from Monday, 23th March, 2020 and resume 2nd April, 2020 because of the sports activities fiesta.