BREAKING: Lagos State Lists Classes That Will Resume School September 21—-With the world trying to return to normal activities after the pandemic that shut virtually all part of the economy, the Lagos State on its part has decided to begin a phased opening of educational institutions in the system
The Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo has confirmed that public schools are to resume on the 21st of September beginning with the current JSS3 and SS2 students.
The Genius Media Nigeria report that a statement was issued to this effect by the Head of Public Affairs, Lagos State Ministry of Education, Kayode Abayomi on Sunday.
He said that the state will utilize a gradual approach to getting students back to school.
Excerpts of his statement in part is:
“This phased approach to opening will enable public schools to meet COVID-19 social distance rules and safety protocols and will help us watch the behaviour of the pandemic as we gradually open up our schools.
“The present JSS 3 and SSS 2 students in public schools in the State are to resume classes from Monday, 21st of September, 2020.
“The resumption will permit the present JSS 3 students who are already in an exit class to revise and get adequately prepared for their forthcoming Basic Education Certificate Examination organised by the Lagos State Examination Board and scheduled between Tuesday, 6th and Monday, 12th of October, 2020.
“The resumption will also afford the present SSS 2 students an opportunity to prepare effectively for their transition to SSS 3. The scheduled dates and venues for Entrance Examination into Lagos State Model Colleges will soon be announced by the State Examination Board.”