Lagos state : Reopens schools for transitional classes on August 3
The Lagos state government in a recent address by the state governor has said that schools will reopen on August 3 for transitional classes.
The state governor, Babajide Sanwo Olu in a press conference held on Friday, 3rd July announced school reopening for transitional classes.
He said that the reopening will start with SS3 and TEC3 students and two weeks later JSS3 and primary 6 students will be allowed to resume classes.
He added that tertiary institutions in the state remains closed for now and school authorities are given from now till August 3 to prepare well for resumption.
However online classes and tutoring is still advised at this time. He explained that the transitional classes are resuming because of the exams they have ahead.
They are to resume for revisions and possibly exams.
Babajide Sanwo Olu speech in part says;
- For the avoidance of doubts, students impacted by this directive will be in the transitional classes JS3, SS3 and TEC3 in Technical Educational schools.
The commencement date for this will be Monday, August 3, 2020. SS3 and TEC3 will be the ones to start but for JS3 and Primary six, we will wait for another one or two weeks to see how we take in the first set of TEC3 and SS3 before they now subsequently reopen.
This permitted openning will apply only to day school. No boarding activity of any sort is permitted at this time”
He also added;
”Tertiary institutions will remain closed. We continue to support online teaching during this period”.