Lagos approves reopening of public, private schools on Monday

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The has approved the re-opening of schools for all classes in and private schools across the state with effect from Monday, November 2, 2020, while boarders in schools are resume Sunday, November 1.

According a tweet post from the Senior Assistant the Media, Gawat Jubril, his official Twitter handle, this was disclosed by the Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, , October 29, 2020.

In her statement, Adefisayo said, “This has been an unprecedented year with the recent happenings have regrettably led to frequent closure of schools with attendant learning disruptions faced by all children.”

“We pray and hope there be no more disruptions in the academic calendar. However, the always regard the safety of pupils/students, , and all staff as a matter of priority,” She said.

“We recommend when schools resume Monday, teaching and learning should continue unhindered till the end of the term,” she added.

The Commissioner, therefore, advised pupils/students to take their studies more seriously in a bid to recover the lost period and excel.