The Oyo state government have cancelled mid-term break, for the third term of 2018/2019 academic session, for public primary and secondary schools in the state.
Okay.ng reports that this was as a result of many public holidays and strikes, which made pupils/students of public schools stayed out of classrooms for too long.
Mr I. O. Adeosun, the acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, disclosed this in a circular signed in Ibadan, the state capital.
The statement read in part:
“Students of public primary and secondary schools have stayed out of classrooms for a number of days.
”For the reason of public holidays and strikes, the midterm break for the third term 2018/2019 academic session, is hereby canceled.”