The condition of public schools is a major concern of the Lagos State Government in anticipation of resumption of academic activities, post COVID-19.
To this effect, the government is making sure that public schools are in top shape.
As part of it efforts towards achieving this, the Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led government has begun consultation with relevant stakeholders and the inspecting of public schools.
To this end, the Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folashade Ade Fisayo, paid a courtesy visit to Oba (Dr.) Babatunde Olaogun Ogunlaja JP, Olu Epe and Oloja of Epeland. The Aladeshonyin and paramount ruler of the Odo Nofofija Kingdom in his palace.
Explaining the reason for her visit to Epe, the commissioner said that it was to inspect the condition of all government schools to know it’s present condition and how enabling the environment is for the resumption of students.
“Government efforts is to ensure that all is set to welcome students for resumption after the break of COVID-19 pandemic,” she said.
Mrs. Ade Fisayo was accompanied on the courtesy visit by other delegates from the government including Mrs. Aderemi Adebowale, SA to the Governor on Civil Engagement and Dr. Mrs Olufolayinmika Ayandele, TG/PS Education District III.
Recall that the Lagos State government had in March shut down all schools to forestall the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The state government has continued to reiterate its commitment to the safety of Lagosians, saying schools would only resume when the safety of students can be guaranteed.