Lagos govt approves Monday for school reopening

Gov Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

By Muhaimin Olowoporoku

The Lagos State government has announced that schools across the state should re-open Monday, November 2, 2020. Boarding schools are to resume November 1.

Lagos State Commissioner for education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, made the announcement via a press statement. On Monday, October 19, the government directed that all schools across the state be locked after hoodlums hijacked the #ENDSARS protest.

The commissioner in her stament disclosed that the year has been unprecedented with recent happenings as schools had to be closed frequently.

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The commissioner prayed that there will be no more disruptions in the academic calendar. However, the State Government will always regard the safety of pupils/students, parents, and all staff as a matter of priority, she disclosed.

Mrs. Adefisayo recommends that when schools resume on Monday, teaching and learning should continue unhindered till the end of the term. She also advised pupils/students to take their studies more seriously to recover what they missed when schools were closed.


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