Lagos State Finally Announces Definite Date For The Reopening Of Schools

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced a definite date to reopen schools for only transitional classes.

He said beginning from Monday, August 3, SS3 and TEC3 students will be allowed to come in for revision and their examination and two weeks later, JSS3 and Primary six students will be allowed to resume for classes.

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The statement reads in part:

For the avoidance of doubts, students in impacted by this directive will be in the transitional classes JS3, SS3 and TEC3 in Technical Educational schools. 

The commencement date for this will be Monday, August 3, 2020. SS3 and TEC3 will be the ones to start but for JS3 and Primary six, we will wait for another one or two weeks to see how we take in the first set of TEC3 and SS3 before they now subsequently reopen. 

This permitted openning will apply only to day school. No boarding activity of any sort is permitted at this time’

He added :

This resumption will be strictly monitored and must follow established public health guidelines and protocols in the State.

The permission to re-open only applies to day-schools. Boarding activities are excluded.

Instructions for JSS3 will come soon as we continue to consult.

The governor added that tertiary institutions in the state remain closed for now

Tertiary institutions will remain closed. We continue to support online teaching during this period.

he said.

He said school authorities are expected to prepare well from now till August 3.

Follow the full thread of the message from Governor Sanwo-Olu’s official Twitter handle:

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