From Friday, November 10 to Tuesday, November 14, 2023, all elementary, secondary, and postsecondary institutions in Kogi State have been ordered to observe a mandatory holiday.
Hon Wemi Jones, the Kogi State Commissioner for Education, Science, and Technology, issued the directive in a statement released on Tuesday.
Jones emphasized that the holiday was in honor of the governorship election on November 11th.
He stated that regular academic activities will resume on Wednesday, November 15.
The commissioner also wished everyone a peaceful election and told the people that the government is committed to creating a safe and conducive atmosphere for a free, fair, and credible election.