Photo news: Schools resume in Lagos state amid Coronavirus pandemic

Photo news: Schools resume in Lagos state amid Coronavirus pandemic

The Lagos state government asked students in exit classes to resume on Monday, 3 August, and commence preparations for their final examinations amidst the ravaging coronavirus pandemic.

TEC3, SS3, JSS3, Primary six students have since returned to school to kick off preparations in earnest, but not without the total compliance with the guidelines set by the Ministry of Health in the wake of the pandemic.

Schools were asked to ensure they have a source of flowing water, soap for washing of hands, hand sanitizers and a device for checking temperature. All of these were present at the schools that were visited.

Reports have it that most students were unsure of the reopening date, as some of them stayed back at home with the impression that they would return to school on Tuesday, 4 August.

Those who could make it to schools were seen wearing their masks. Such was the compliance that they were not allowed into the premises without having the masks on.

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And as soon as they were allowed into the school compound, they were made to first wash their hands, had their temperatures checked by the security personnel at the entrance to the school, before going into their classrooms.

Legit.ng correspondents who visited some schools in Lagos observed that the classes were arranged in line with the physical distancing guidelines by the health ministry.

Below are some of the pictures taken by Emmanuel Osodi during the visit:

Photo news: Schools resume in Lagos state amid Coronavirus pandemic

Students wore their masks before being allowed into the school premises. Photo credit: Emmanuel Osodi.
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Photo news: Schools resume in Lagos state amid Coronavirus pandemic

The students were immediately asked to wash their hands after gaining entrance into the school premises. Photo credit: Emmanuel Osodi.
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Photo news: Schools resume in Lagos state amid Coronavirus pandemic

Security official also checked the students' temperature before they were allowed into the classrooms. Photo credit: Emmanuel Osodi.
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Photo news: Schools resume in Lagos state amid Coronavirus pandemic

Chairs in the classrooms were arranged to reflect the new physical distancing policy. Photo credit: Emmanuel Osodi.
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Photo news: Schools resume in Lagos state amid Coronavirus pandemic

Members of staff at the Agidingbi Senior Grammar School, Ikeja, Lagos, were not left out of the exercise. Photo credit: Emmanuel Osodi.
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Photo news: Schools resume in Lagos state amid Coronavirus pandemic

Even at the entrance to teachers' offices, the hand washing exercise didn't stop. Photo credit: Emmanuel Osodi.
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Photo news: Schools resume in Lagos state amid Coronavirus pandemic

A student at the Government Technical College, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos, washing his hands with soap before going into the classroom. Photo credit: Emmanuel Osodi.
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Photo news: Schools resume in Lagos state amid Coronavirus pandemic

A set of well-arranged water dispensers also practicing physical distancing inside the premises of the Government Technical College, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos. Photo: Emmanuel Osodi.
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Photo news: Schools resume in Lagos state amid Coronavirus pandemic

Students' seats showing physical distancing inside one of the schools visited in Lagos on Monday, 3 August, 2020. Photo credit: Emmanuel Osodi.
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Photo news: Schools resume in Lagos state amid Coronavirus pandemic

Every school in Lagos state ensured that their students complied with the guidelines by the ministry of health. Photo credit: Emmanuel Osodi.
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