Lagos State on reopening of schools: Office of Education Quality Assurance (OEQA) has warned that schools defying the directive of the Federal and State Governments on closure would be sanctioned.
The Director-General, OEQA, Mrs. Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, in a statement on Monday, condemned the action of some private primary and secondary school owners inviting students to school despite the government’s directives to close schools.
According to her, the Office Monitoring and Investigation team would embark on monitoring exercises across the State in order to ensure compliance.
She further explained that it is to ensure that schools adhere to the safety directives issued by the government to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease.
She also said that the safety of all children, teachers, and the general public was a priority, adding that reopening of schools now could jeopardize the health and future of innocent children.
Lagos State Issues Position And Directive On Reopening Of Schools
However, she noted that the general public would be told when it was right and safe for students to return to school.
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