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Only JSS2 and SS2 will resume school on 21st Sep., announced Lagos State government

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The Lagos State Government has announced that only JSS3 and SS2 students will be allowed to resume school from September 21, 2020.

The Commissioner for Education in Lagos State, Folashade Adefisayo disclosed this in a statement through the Head, Public Affairs in the  Ministry of Education, Kayode Abayomi while revealing plans for a new 2020/2021 Academic Session resumption for public and private schools.


The commissioner said the state would adopt a phased approach in opening public schools, thereby congratulating the SS3 students for successfully completing their WASSCE exams and urge them to stay safe as they wait for their results.


Adefisayo stated that the phased approach to opening will enable public schools to meet COVID-19 social distance rules and safety protocols which will help watch the behaviour of the pandemic as the state gradually open up schools.


She explained that the resumption will permit the present JSS3 students to revise and get adequately prepared for their forthcoming Basic Education Certificate Examination scheduled between Tuesday, 6th and Monday, 12th of October, 2020.


The commissioner added that the resumption will also afford the present SS2 students an opportunity to prepare effectively for their transition to SS3.

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