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Lagos govt. set resumption date for schools



Lagos State government has directed schools within the state to reopen for students in transitional classes from August 3.

The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu who who personally gave the directive in a televised press briefing said, students in Senior Secondary School three and Technical School three would resume on August 3.

Adding that pupils in primary six and Junior Secondary School three students would return to school after a week or two.

However, Sanwo-Olu urged school authorities in the transitional classes to ensure proper preparation be put in place for the resumption of classes ahead of August 3.

He said: “Tertiary institutions will remain closed. We continue to support online teaching during this period. However, students in the transitional classes who have mandatory public examinations ahead of them will be permitted to resume for revision classes and examinations. The commencement date for this will be from Monday, August 3rd.

“All educational establishments are to follow the guidelines for the reopening. We just finished a very serious with stakeholders in the educational sector for the reopening.

“SSS3 and TECH three students are to start first; for JSS3, and primary six they will wait for about a week or two before resumption. This permitted opening will be for only day schooling. No boarding activities are permitted during this time.

“School authorities are expected to prepare well from now till August 3.”

Yusuf Luka, is a journalist by profession, He is a graduate of Bingham University. Outside of work, He enjoys hiking with friends, Reading books, and Watching movies. Let's connect on social media.