Sunday 15 December, 2019

Schools closed for December 2 Local Government Election

Students will get an unexpected holiday on December 2 as schools will be closed for the Local Government Election.

The Ministry of Education said in a statement dated November 13, 2019, that all schools will be closed on Monday, December 2, 2019, to facilitate the 2019 Local Government Election.

The Ministry said all principals are requested to attend school early on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, to ensure that any furniture or equipment used for the polling station was returned to its proper place. 

The Elections and Boundaries Commission said a total of 339 candidates will be contesting the upcoming Local Government Election in 139 electoral districts. 

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