It was recalled that on 19 October, 2020 in the wake of the #EndSARS protest prompted the Lagos State Government to order all pupils and students in public and private schools to stay at home as the #EndSARS protest turned violent.
The Lagos State have announced that public and private schools will reopen from Monday 2 November, 2020.
Boarding school students are expected to return to school on Sunday 1st November.
The Lagos State Government decided to close all schools in the state because the EndSARS protest turned violent which led to killings, looting and lynching in the state.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo said this year was really tough with all the problems it came with the frequent closure of schools due to the Coronavirus and the EndSARS protest.
She said, ” We pray and hope that there will be no more disruption of the academic calendar.
“However, the Lagos State Government will always regard the safety of pupils/Students, parents and all staff as a matter of priority. “
Commissioner for Education who gave the order for schools to close as a result of the EndSARS protest, stated that the safety of the pupils/Students, parents and all staff working in schools is important “at this critical period.”
Mrs Adefisayo stressed that when things gets back to normal that is when the schools will reopen.
Lagos curfew update
The curfew imposed in Lagos State has changed as movement restrictions is now from 8pm to 6am.