Lagos Schools Ordered To Close Friday

Richard Ginika Izuora

The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, December 17, ordered public and private schools in the state to vacate on Friday.

This was contained in a statement titled ‘LASG directs schools to vacate on Friday, December 18, 2020′.

In the statement, the Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Lagos Ministry of Education, Mrs Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, said “the 2020/2021 first term academic session for public and private schools comes to an end on Friday 18th December 2020”.

“The Lagos States Government has directed public and private schools in the state to vacate on Friday 18th December 2020.

“Therefore, all public and private schools below the tertiary level in the state are to close for the Christmas as well as New Year holiday on that day. Schools are to resume back on Monday 4th January 2021 in compliance with the Lagos State harmonized academic calendar.

“It is important to note that boarders are to resume on Sunday 3rd January 2021 while academic activities commence immediately,” the statement read in part.

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