Lagos state schools to resume January 4

The Lagos State Government has announced that academic activities will resume for the second term for the 2021/2022 academic session in schools across the state effective from Tuesday, January 4,

Penpushing reports that, this was made known in a statement signed by Olaniran Emmanuel, Public Affairs Officer in the office of the Education Quality Assurance (OEQA) unit of the Ministry of Education

The statement said the resumption is for both public and private primary and secondary schools adding that the second term mid-term break will be observed between Thursday, 17 and Friday, 18, February 2022 while schools would be closed on Friday, April 8.

Penpushing further reports that, Olaniran  in the statement said to have been approved by the Director-General of the Education Quality Assurance (OEQA), Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, explained  that all learners are expected back in school as academic activities start the same day.

The Director-General enjoined compliance with coronavirus protocols to keep the populace safe, and also wishes the students and teachers happy resumption and also enjoined leaders in school to enforce strict compliance.

“The Director-General wishes the students and teachers happy resumption while enjoining all school leaders to enforce strict compliance with all subsisting COVID-19 safety protocols in the state, the statement reads.

“The Office of Education Quality Assurance will monitor compliance with the resumption date in the Lagos State Unified Academic Calendar and observe teaching and learning process in schools.”

Lagos has been the hotbed for COVID-19 infections in Nigeria, with 94,078 of the total 241,513 confirmed cases in since the outbreak in the country in February, 2020.

Penpushing also reports that, the Director-General in the statement enjoined boarding students to resume on Monday 3rd January, 2022 in preparation for academic activities.

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