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The Lagos State Government has now approved the fact that all schools should reopen. This comes after the Federal Government concluded the fact that all schools in Nigeria should begin activities on the 18th of January, 2021.
With the School Resumption in Lagos State, the Lagos State Governor, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved that all the Private and Public schools in Lagos State should begin activities with students from Monday, January 18, 2021. According to reports from Linda Ikeji’s Blog, they confirm that the decision was reached after due consultations with stakeholders, Commissioners, Governors, the Commissioner of Education, the Staff Union, and also Students.
“I want to convey the approval of Mr. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu that all public and private schools in Lagos State can still resume for 2nd Term 2020/2021 academic session with effect from Monday, 18th January 2021. In view of this, Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folashade Adefisayo wishes to enjoin all school managers to enforce strict compliance with all subsisting protocols to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the state. I wish you all happy resumption and please stay safe,” The Director-General, Office of the Education Quality Assurance, QEQA, of the State Ministry of Education gave that statement on Friday, 15th of January.
With that, a lot of guidelines were given at the meeting where this information was announced. The Guidelines for Re-Opening of Schools for 2020/2021 Second Term Academic Session are:
- Compulsory wearing of facemasks by all students, teachers, and workers in all schools
- Compulsory temperature checks and handwashing facilities at strategic locations in all schools
- Ensuring there’s the supply of water and sanitizers
- Enforcement of maintenance of social distancing and suspension of large gatherings such as Assembly and visiting days
Date For Schools Re-Opening In Lagos State For 2020/2021 Second Term Academic Session? The Lagos State Government has approved on the 18th of January, 2021 for all schools to resume activities.
In conclusion, it’s jubilation in the sight of the Private School owner, Government School teachers, Students, Parents, and more than the Lagos State Government has finally approved 18th of January for schools to open. A lot of people thought it would be more than that in Lagos State, but the government has proved them wrong because of a better education for students. What are your thoughts on this? Please drop your comments below.