Lagos State Government has declared that all public and private schools below tertiary level in the state will remain closed indefinitely due to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Head of Public Affairs, Lagos State Ministry of Education, Mr. Kayode Abayomi in a recent statement, noted that the recent directive makes it mandatory that all schools earlier scheduled to resume on 4th of January, 2021, must remain closed until a new resumption date is announced.

Abayomi stated that a new date will be communicated in due course.

He also urged parents and students to ensure strict adherence to guidelines issued by the government to prevent the spread of COVID-19 such as the wearing of face masks, physical distancing, washing of hands under running water and use of alcohol-based hand sanitisers.

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