ADEOLA AJAYI, EKITI
Lagos State having the highest recovery cases in Nigeria to Covid-19, in order to embark and follow the Federal Government directive. The Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this known on Friday evening Governor report “as we embarked reopened schools for students in “transitional classes” from August 3”
However, he clarified that though schools would be reopened for the transitional classes on August 3, students in Senior Secondary School three and Technical School three would resume first.
He added that pupils in Junior Secondary School three students would resume in a week or two weeks after the SSS3 students’ resumption.
“Tertiary institutions will remain closed. We continue to support online teaching during this period. However, students in the transitional classes who have mandatory public examinations ahead of them will be permitted to resume for revision classes and examinations. The commencement date for this opening will be from August 3, 2020.
“All education establishments are to follow established public health guidelines and protocol for re-opening the schools for these categories of students.”
“SSS three and TEC three students are to start; for JSS3 we will wait for another one week or two before resumption. This permitted opening will for only day schooling. No boarding activities are permitted during this time.
“School Authorities are expected to spend the period between now and the day of re-opening to put in place infrastructure, protocols, and essential items required to comply with all hygiene, safety, and physical distancing requirements.