Breaking: Lagos reveals classes approved for resumption as schools reopen

Lagos state governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos state government has revealed that only JSS 3 and SS2 classes will resume as from September 21, 2020.

The state Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, who stated this via a press statement by Head, Public Affairs, Lagos state Ministry of Education, Mr Kayode Abayomi, Sunday said a gradual reopening of schools will be adopted.

Part of the statement read, “This phased approach to opening will enable public schools meet COVID-19 social distance rules and safety protocols and will help us watch the behaviour of the pandemic as we gradually open up our schools.

“The present JSS 3 and SSS 2 students in public schools in the State are to resume classes from Monday, 21st of September, 2020.

“The resumption will permit the present JSS 3 students who are already in an exit class to revise and get adequately prepared for their forthcoming Basic Education Certificate Examination organised by the Lagos State Examination Board and scheduled between Tuesday, 6th and Monday, 12th of October, 2020.

“The resumption will also afford the present SSS 2 students an opportunity to prepare effectively for their transition to SSS 3. The scheduled dates and venues for Entrance Examination into Lagos State Model Colleges will soon be announced by the State Examination Board.”

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