Lagos State government in conformity with the announcement of Federal Government directing students in exit classes in Nigeria to resume on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, said that all the SS3 and Technical Studies (TEC3) students in day and boarding schools can resume on Monday, August 3, 2020. Making the information public on Wednesday, the Commissioner for Education in the state, Folasade Adefisayo, stressed that only those mentioned (SS3 and Technical Study Three (TEC3) students) are permitted to resume to allow them to revise classes preparatory to their forthcoming West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
Adefisayo mentioned the new commencement date the West African Examination Council (WAEC) confirmed for the 2020 WASSCE, which is scheduled to commence on August 17, 2020.
She encouraged all schools to abide by the required public health guidelines and protocols for re-opening.
Adefisayo also revealed that several meetings have been conducted with the stakeholders in the education, health, and safety sectors to ensure that adequate precautionary measures were emplaced before the resumption.
“The Office of Education Quality Assurance will be going round all the schools across the State to monitor the level of safety and protocol compliance expected to be put in place by both private and public schools”, she added.