Schools In Lagos To Remain Shut

 

Yemisi Izuora

The Lagos State Government on Sunday, January 3, said that schools in the State would not resume on January 4 as earlier reported in several quarters.

This was contained in a statement issued by the Head of Public Affairs, Lagos State Ministry of Education, Kayode Abayomi.

Abayomi stated that the Lagos State government would announce a new date for the resumption of schools in due course.

He said: “Please, recall that the Ministry of Education earlier announced January 4 as resumption date for the second term 2020/2021 academic session in schools, but this has since been overtaken by the turn of events due to the recent waves of COVID-19 pandemic.

“As a result of the spike in COVID-19 pandemic, Mr. Governor announced the indefinite closure of all schools. To this end, kindly be informed that a new date of resumption will be announced as soon as possible.”

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