Lagos directs schools to resume Monday


The Lagos State Government has directed all basic schools, including nursery, primary and secondary schools, in the state to resume for the 2023/2024 academic session on Monday, September 4, 2023.

Speaking during a press briefing in Alausa on Monday, the Director General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Mrs. Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, said the resumption is in compliance with the 2023/2024 Harmonised Academic School Calendar as approved by the Lagos State Ministry of Basic Education.

Seriki-Ayeni urged all schools and school owners to ensure strict compliance with the resumption date “for the delivery of quality and sustainable education in Lagos State.”

She added that parents and managements of schools across the state as well as the general public can access the harmonised school calendar via the agency’s website.

She also urged proprietors and school administrators to ensure strict compliance with the Lagos State Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy as schools prepare for resumption.

The Director General stressed that “there must be full compliance with all safety protocols on school premises for a safe learning environment, as the state government remains committed to the delivery of quality education.”