Lagos schools resume, govt says COVID-19 safety precautions still in place

The Lagos State Government has announced that all public and private primary and secondary schools in the state will reopen on Tuesday, May 4th, 2021, for the third term of the 2020/2021 academic session.


The Honourable Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, welcomes students back to school and wishes them a happy resumption, according to a statement by the Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Mrs Abiola Seriki-Ayeni.

The Director-General, who also greets students when they return to school, has enjoined all school administrators to strictly follow all existing procedures in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the state and keep students and staff safe.

According to her, OEQA evaluators would be visiting schools across the state to monitor resumption activities and to ensure compliance with the state unified academic calendar date to promote the T.H.E.M.E.S. agenda of Mr Governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu on education and technology.

Students in boarding schools are to resume on Monday 3rd May 2021 in preparation for academic activities.

Proprietors and administrators are to ensure strict compliance with the Lagos State Government academic calendar/resumption date.

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