Commissioner for Education, Lagos State, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, has come out with the plans of the state government as regards the resumption of private and public schools’ in the state.
The statement was revealed by the Lagos State Head of Public Affairs, and he said they would be adopting a method in the re-opening of schools all over the state.
“This phased approach to opening will enable public schools 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,” the statement reads.
She also assured that plans for other classes are in place and would soon be revealed.
Adefisayo implored private school owners to ensure necessary measures are being met.