Essential and Secondary schools in Lagos have been coordinated to resume on September 21, 2020 by the state government.
Kayode Abayomi, head of open issues unit at the service of instruction made the declaration and furthermore uncovered that while all classes in private essential and optional schools are allowed to continue, just JSS 3 and SS2 understudies in state funded schools will re-visitation of classes.
The announcement read;
“The Honorable Commissioner for Education, Lagos State Mrs Folasade Adefisayo has reported the designs for both Public and Private Schools resumption in the State after the lockdown of schools because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We likewise wish to compliment SS 3 understudies who have effectively finished their WASSCE tests and urge them to remain safe even as they anticipate their outcomes. The designs for returning for another 2020/2021 scholastic meeting are as per the following.
“The Ministry is receiving a staged way to deal with opening government funded schools . This staged way to deal with opening will empower state funded schools meet COVID-19 social separation rules and wellbeing conventions and will assist us with viewing the conduct of the pandemic as we progressively open up our schools.
“The current JS 3 and SS 2 understudies in government funded schools in the State are to continue classes from Monday, 21st of September, 2020. The resumption will allow the current JS 3 understudies who are as of now in a leave class to reconsider and get enough ready for their imminent Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) sorted out by the Lagos State Examination Board and planned between Tuesday, sixth and Monday, twelfth of October, 2020.
“Private Primary and Secondary Schools in the State are allowed to continue from Monday, 21st of September, 2020 and the State Government firmly prescribes and urges school proprietors to place wellbeing first and open in quite a while like the designs for state funded schools.”