The Lagos State government has said that both private and public schools will remain shut for academic activities due to the second wave of Coronavirus pandemic in the state and across the nation.
Kayode Abayomi, Public Relations Officer of the Ministry of Education, made this know while reacting to an enquiry made by a Media Partner with the State Ministry of Education on the resumption date of Academic activities in the state.
He wrote; “Please, recall that the Ministry of Education earlier announced 4th of January as resumption date for the second term 2020/2021 academic session but this has since been overtaken by the turn of events due to the recent waves of Covid-19 Pandemic.
“As a result of the spike in coronavirus pandemic, Mr. Governor announced the indefinite closure of all schools. To this end, kindly be informed that a new date of resumption will be announced as soon as possible.” the statement read
The State Ministry of Education had earlier announced Monday 4th of January as resumption date for the second term 2020/2021 academic session.