Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has approved an 8-day addendum to the 2022/2023 schools academic calendar in the state.
The state Commissioner for Education, Mr Lawan Wakilbe, who confirmed this on Friday in Maiduguri, said the approval was to enable staff and eligible students to exercise their civic rights.
He said that government declared eight days holidays for the upcoming general elections in Febuary, to also enable the usage of schools as Collation Centres.
NAN reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had fixed the Presidential and National Assembly elections for February 25, while governorship and state assembly elections will hold on March 11.