STUDENTS in transitional classes in Lagos State will return to school exactly four weeks from now.
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced Friday, that schools would reopen on August 3, starting with students in Senior Secondary School three and Technical School three.
“All educational establishments are to follow the guidelines for the reopening. We just finished a very serious with stakeholders in the educational sector for the reopening,’’ Governor Sanwo-olu said during a press briefing on the containment of COVID-19 cases in the state.
He said that pupils in primary schools as well as Junior Secondary School three students would resume a week or two weeks after the SSS3 students were back to school.
He urged school authorities to start making efforts towards ensuring adequate preparation for resumption ahead of August 3rd resumption date.
“Tertiary institutions will remain closed. We continue to support online teaching during this period. However, students in the transitional classes who have mandatory public examinations ahead of them will be permitted to resume for revision classes and examinations
“All educational establishments are to follow the guidelines for the reopening. We just finished a very serious with stakeholders in the educational sector for the reopening.