The Lagos authorities have proclaimed January 18, 2021, as the approved date for commencement of all schools within the state.
This was made known by the state’s Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, in a very statement released earlier today.
In the statement that was signed by the Head, Public Affairs, Ministry of Education, Kayode Abayomi, Adefisayo asked schools to create virtual learning obtainable for sick or willing students. She aforementioned this was in line with the Federal Government’s directive including the second wave of the COVID19 Pandemic.
“All public and private schools below the tertiary level in Lagos State should be reopened for the second term 2020/21 session from Monday, 18th of January, 2021.
Schools ought to have versatile plans wherever students and lecturers who feel sick will teach or learn from home via obtainable online platforms. schools ought to also strive to avoid any COVID-19 infection among all students and staff” the statement in part reads
She appealed to the management of all schools to stick to any or all outlined COVID-19 needs for the commencement just for.
“Not only for the improvement of overall school operations but for the safe reopening of academic activities to support the Lagos State Government’s quest for a full return,” she added