Lagos state Government, as a means of precautionary steps to combat the spread of the pandemic Corona virus, has ordered the closure of both public and private schools in Lagos, effective from 23rd of March, 2020.
The statement read: “The move becomes necessary to prevent our children and their teachers from getting more vulnerable to the pandemic. “It is important for parents to ensure that their children practise ‘social distancing’ while at home, wash their hands regularly or use hand sanitizers and observe high standards of personal hygiene. “Children should be encouraged to remain at home. “The closure is not intended to create panic but to arrest the spread of the disease, which has become a global threat”