Lagos State Government has approved Monday, January 18, 2020 as the resumption date for all public and private schools below tertiary level.
The resumption marks the commencement of the 2020/21 academic session’s second term.
Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, made the announcement in a statement today.
Adefisayo said the reopening was in line with the Federal Government’s directive.
The official ordered schools to comply with all the COVID-19 protocols and guidelines.
She told them to have flexible plans where students and teachers who feel sick can teach or learn from home via available online platforms.
Adefisayo enjoined teachers, students and visitors to always wear face masks, observe physical distancing, regular hand washing with soap and maintain a high standard of personal hygiene.