The Lagos State Ministry of Education has approved resumption dates for the 2020 to 2021 school session.
According to the time table, both public and private schools below tertiary level will resume the First Term academic activities on Monday, Sept. 21, 2020.
The term is expected to run until Dec.18, 2020 while the second term will begin Jan. 4, 2021 and run until April 16, 2021.
Mrs Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, the Director, the Office of Education Quality Assurance (OEQA) urged all public and private schools in the state to adhere strictly to the harmonised school calendar.
“All schools must make efforts to comply with these requirements, not just for the improvement of the overall school operations but for safe reopening for academic activities,” she said.
She also emphasized the importance of schools to follow the already set protocols to prevent the spread of the coronavirus such as use of face masks, observing social distancing, regular washing of hands etc. She also mentioned that schools should be prepared in case of emergency in terms of having a sick bay with a qualified medical personnel at hand.
Source: Vanguard News Nigeria