Lagos Announces Resumption Date For Schools


In a statement made by Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo on Monday, the Lagos State Government has directed public and private schools in the state to resume on Monday, January 18, 2021 for the second term of 2020/21 academic session.Lagos Announces Resumption Date For Schools

According to her, the decision was made to fulfill Federal Government’s directive coupled with the second wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic as reported by Edustuff.

“All public and private schools below the tertiary level in Lagos State should be reopened for the second term 2020/21 academic session from Monday, 18th of January, 2021.

“Schools should have flexible plans where students and teachers who feel sick can teach or learn from home via available online platforms. Schools should also strive to avoid any COVID-19 infection among all students and staff,” the statement read in part.

She also asked “all schools to make efforts to comply with all the outlined COVID-19 requirements for resumption of schools.

“Not just 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.”

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