Lagos State Government has stated that all classes in pre-primary, primary, and secondary schools are permitted to resume from Monday, 19th of October, 2020.
Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, announced this in a statement on Monday, October 12.
She added that school owners and managers of all private schools must be cleared by the Office of Education Quality Assurance before physical resumption.
Part of the statement read, “The physical resumption which is for 2020/2021 academic session will now include pupils in pre-primary i.e, daycare, kindergarten and nursery schools.
“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.”