2021/2022 Academic Session: Lagos Government Directs Schools to Resume January 4th
- Lagos state government has directed students of both Public and Private Schools to return to school for the second term 2021/2022 Academic Session on Monday, January 4th
- A statement was issued on behalf of the state government by the commissioner for education, through the DG, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Mrs. Abiola Seriki-Ayeni
- The release urged all school leaders to ensure strict compliance with the COVID-19 safety protocols ahead of the new year
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Lagos state- Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state has approved and directed that all public and private schools in the state resume for second term 2021 /2022 academic session with effect from Tuesday, January 4, 2022.
This was contained in a statement released on Friday, December 31, signed by Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, the director-general of the office of education quality assurance in the state's ministry of education, Vanguard reports.
The DG wishes the students and teachers a happy resumption while enjoining all school leaders to enforce strict compliance with all subsisting COVID-19 safety protocols in the state.
Following the release, school leaders should also note that the Mid-Term break for the Second term is Thursday 17th and Friday 18th of February, 2022, while schools close for the term on Friday 8th April, 2022.
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Mrs. Seriki-Ayeni urged all students in boarding school to return to their hostels by Monday, January 3rd, 2022 while noting that the office would monitor compliance with the resumption date in the Lagos State Unified Academic Calendar and observe teaching and learning processes in schools.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that the Lagos state governments got tougher with the enforcement of their directives on compulsory COVID-19 vaccination.
According to the Babajide Sanwo Olu-led government, all attendees of social events in the state must present their vaccination cards.
Recall that the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 led by the secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, had in October said civil servants without proof of vaccination and negative coronavirus tests would not be allowed to enter their offices as from December 1.
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In another report, the rise in the number of COVID-19-related fatalities recorded in the last week presents a worrying trend of the third wave of the pandemic in Lagos as Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, August 2 briefed the residents on the development.
Governor Sanwo-Olu confirmed that Lagos had been recording a daily average of six deaths at its isolation centres in the last week.
A statement sent to Legit.ng by Sanwo-Olu's spokesman, Gboyega Akosile quoted the governor.