The Lagos state government has directed that all branches of Chrisland Schools closed over an alleged sexual abuse of one of its students should be reopened for resumption on Monday, April 25.
NewsWireNGR had earlier reported that the school’s headteacher, parents of the student involved in the incident to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) Panti.
According to a statement by the Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folashade Adefisayo, “The Lagos State Ministry of Education has directed that all Chrisland Schools shut for alleged misconduct of some students in Dubai be reopened from Monday April 25th, 2022.
“The directive follows a review of the ongoing administrative investigation into the incident. Besides, it is to ensure that students are not denied access to learning when the new term begins on Monday 25th April, 2022.
“The State Government shut the schools for safety of students and the staff and to ensure unhindered investigation of the incident.
“The Ministry of Education and other relevant agencies of the State, in conjunction with the school’s Parent Teachers Association, will be working on a scheduled psychosocial support for the students.
“An extensive assessment of the school’s procedure, especially on external trips and excursions, is being made to identify safety gaps and prevent such incidents.
“Besides, the Ministry will launch the reviewed guidelines/protocols governing private and public schools across the State within the next one month”.
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