Reasons why Schools remain close in Lagos state-Gov Sanwo-Olu

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The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has explained the reason behind the continued closure of schools in the state.

This statement was made during the Lagos state press briefing at the State House in Marina. The Governor Sanwo-Olu, admitted that the guidelines for schools reopening is not ready and Schools cannot be opened with the continued rise in cases.

Further, Sanwo-Olu stated that meetings where being held with stalk holders and finalization were made to the protocols to reopen basic and secondary schools.

“Regarding the educational sector, I did mention that by now, we will be expressing a full guideline. Those guidelines are not ready yet because of the engagements we are having with the various stakeholders in that sector. But we will need to continue to encourage the online learning that we have.

“That has started extensively with our higher institutions. We are encouraging other private sectors as well to use as much online capability as a form of intervention in the educational sector until the statistics that we have subsided and we are at a stage that all of these schools can reopen again,” He said

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