Education

Governor Sanwo-Olu of Lagos has directed schools to reopen in September

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos, has directed all tertiary institutions under the state government to reopen on September 14.

The institutions were shut indefinitely in March to check the spread of COVID-19.

But at a briefing on Saturday, the governor asked them to reopen. He also fixed September 21 as the the tentative date for the reopening of primary and secondary schools.

“I am pleased to announce that our tertiary institution will be allowed to reopen from September 14, 2020, all our tertiary institutions,” he said

“This decision is not cast in stone and is subject to review of our ongoing modelling and what procedure comes out from the ministry of health.”

Only SS3 students participating in the ongoing West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) are allowed in schools for now.

Earlier in the month, the governor lifted a four-month ban on worship centres.

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