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LASG Orders all Classes to Resume in Lagos schools ‌

Written by Akeem Alao

The Lagos State Government has ordered the resumption of all classes in pre-primary, primary, and secondary schools.

The Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, announced this in a statement on Monday October 12, 2020.

She said the remaining classes in both public and private schools in the state can resume from Monday October 19, 2020.

She enjoined school owners and managers of all private schools to ensure that they are cleared by the Office of Education Quality Assurance before physical resumption.

“The physical resumption which is for 2020/2021 academic session will now include pupils in pre-primary i.e, daycare, kindergarten and nursery schools,” Adefisayo said.

“All public and private schools are strongly advised to put safety first by adhering to the COVID-19 safety protocols and hygiene guidelines as instructed by the State Government through the Ministry of Education.

“The Office of Education Quality Assurance will continue to monitor and evaluate schools preparedness. The necessary resumption protocols must be adhered to and cleared satisfactory by the OEQA,” she added.

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Akeem Alao

Akeem Alao trained as a language teacher. He graduated from Adeniran Ogunsanya college of Education where he studied English/Yoruba Languages and Ekiti State University where he obtained a degree in English Education.

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