Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s government of Lagos State has directed all secondary and primary schools in the state to reopen on Monday, September 5, 2022.
Applesbite understands that the directive was contained in a statement handed down today by the Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance of the state, Abiola Seriki-Ayeni.
Seriki-Ayeni in the memo that the Commissioner for Education in the state, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo has approved the date for commencement of the 2022/2023 academic.
He said the government is concerned with the delivery of quality and sustainable education for the young citizens, hence all school heads must abide by the directive.
The statement read, “All schools below the tertiary level in Lagos State are mandated to resume for First Term on Monday, September 5, 2022, as stated in 2022/2023 Harmonized Academic Calendar as approved by the Honorable Commissioner for Education Mrs Folasade Adefisayo.
“The academic calendar prioritizes standardized learning days and schools are to ensure strict compliance for the delivery of quality and sustainable education in Lagos State.
“Students and school-based staff are welcome back to school and are expected to adhere to health and safety protocols toward a productive school year.”
The statement added that the academic calendar could be downloaded from the Lagos Education Quality Assurance website.