School Resumption Date Announced - Lagos State

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in a live broadcast revealed that schools will be reopened for students in "transitional classes". He directed students in Basic 6, JSS 3, and SS3 to resume school on the 3rd August, 2020.

In a statement, he said, " This year, COVID-19 has disrupted our businesses and schools. For our students in SSS3 and TEC3, we have some important news. In line with the updated guidelines from the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, they will resume on August 3 to prepare for mandatory public exams."

He added that the resumption will follow the established public health guidelines and will also, be strictly monitored. Boarding activities are not included so that means, the permission to reopen only applies to day schools.

Pupils in Primary 6 will be graded by their Continuous Assessment (CA) which has already been recorded, to pass over to the secondary school, and JSS3 students are to stay put and await further instructions.

Finally, the tertiary institutions are to continue with their online activities.

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