The Lagos State Government has set Monday, January 18, 2020, as the date for the resumption of classes in all public and private schools below tertiary level.
The resumption marks the beginning of the second term/semester of the 2020/21 academic session, as announced in a statement by the Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folashade Adefisayo.
Adefisayo said the reopening was in line with the directive of the federal government.
The official directed the schools to adhere to all COVID-19 protocols and guidelines.
She urged them to have flexible schedules where students and teachers who feel sick can teach or learn from home through available online platforms.
Adefisayo urged teachers, students, and visitors to always wear face masks, keep physical distance, wash hands regularly with soap, and maintain high standards of personal hygiene.