Lagos Govt Orders All Schools To Resume September 5

Lagos Govt Orders All Schools To Resume September 5
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The Government of Lagos State has mandated all schools to begin the 2022/2023 academic year on September 5 , 2022 (Tomorrow).

This decision was confirmed in a statement on Saturday issued by the Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance of the state, Abiola Seriki-Ayeni which was obtained by Africa Daily News, New York.

According to Seriki-Ayeni, the date was approved by the Commissioner for Education in the state, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo.

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‘All schools below tertiary level in Lagos State are mandated to resume for First Term on Monday, September 5, 2022, as stated in the 2022/2023 Harmonised Academic Calendar as approved by the Honourable Commissioner for Education Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo.

‘The academic calendar prioritises standardised learning days and schools are to ensure strict compliance for the delivery of quality and sustainable education in Lagos State,’ it read in part.

The statement added that students and staff ‘are expected to adhere to health and safety protocols’ when they resume.

The academic calendar is available for download on the Lagos Education Quality Assurance website.

In another report, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has disclosed that the state has just exited the fifth COVID-19Β wave, pointing out that severe complications arising from the disease are now a thing of the past.

Abayomi made this disclosure while speaking during the launch of a Lithotripsy Machine donated to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) in Lagos yesterday.

Africa Daily News, New York reports that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control had on July 8, in a widely circulated public health advisory, warned of the onset of fifth COVID-19 wave arising from increasing daily infections.

According to the commissioner, it is true that COVID-19 infection is still very much around, many residents have however, learnt to develop immunity against the disease from natural infection or vaccination.

Africa Daily News, New York

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