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Students in transitional classes to resume for revision in Lagos

By Oluwaseun Sonde

The Executive Governor of Lagos State Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that students in transitional classes, who have mandatory public exams ahead of them, are now permitted to resume for revision classes and examination while all education establishments are to follow established public health guidelines and protocol for these categories of students.

He announced this on Friday, he said the schools’ re-opening must follow established public health guidelines and protocol in the State as permission to re-open, only applies to day-schools, boarding activities are excluded while commencement date for this opening will be on August 3, 2020, for SSS 3 and TEC 3 students only.

According to him, “The permission to opening will apply only to Day-Schooling; boarding activities are not permitted at this time. School Authorities are expected to spend the period between now and the day of re-opening to put in place infrastructure, protocols and essential items required to comply with all hygiene, safety and physical distancing requirements.

“Our tertiary institutions are to continue their online academic activities which are at various advanced stages. For Primary Six, we are using Continuous Assessment to determine how they graduate into JSS 1. We are doing this to slow down risk factors and manage the situation in measure, he said.

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