The Ministry of Education, Kaduna State has closed public and private schools for three weeks to allow the government to review its academic calendar.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Dr Yusuf Saleh, on Thursday.
The statement noted that the resumption date for which was slated for July 25, 2021, is no longer feasible.
“This is to give the state time to review the current academic calendar to ensure that normal school activities are not affected.
“However, this 3 weeks closure does not affect those writing the 2021 NECO Senior School Certificate Exams.
Thus the government advised parents that the revised calendar will be released as soon as possible, saying, they will be communicated accordingly.
To this end, it advised schools to comply with the above directives as failure to do so will attract appropriate sanctions.
Recall, that schools in Kaduna will be closed for the second term on July 16, 2021, and begin the next session on July 25, 2021.
However, with the new circular now schools are now expected to resume in August.