Lagos govt announces dates for school resumption

Lagos State Government has confirmed the dates when schools in the state will resume of the 2021/2022 academic session.

Public and private schools will reopen on September 13.

Model colleges and upgraded schools will resume in batches from September 19.

According to the Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, for model and upgraded schools, SS2 students seeking placement into SS3 will resume September 19.

Revision classes will run from September 20 to 26, while promotion examination to SS3 will take place from September 27 to October 8.

Newly admitted JS1 students into model colleges and upgraded schools are to resume on October 2 for a one week orientation programme.

Other classes, JS 2, JS3, SS1, and the newly transited SS2 in the various institutions are to resume on October 9. Classes will begin on October 11.

Adefisayo said the staggered resumption was due to the presence of 2020/2021 SS3 students writing the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) which will end October 6.

The commissioner advised pupils to take their education more seriously by devoting more time to studies. She wished them a successful session.

Ifedayo Adetifa biography: All you need to know about NCDC DG

Ifedayo Adetifa biography: All you need to know about NCDC DG

Following Ifedayo Adetifa’s appointment as new Director-General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday by President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerians have been willing to know more about him.

One thing is for sure; he is super qualified to take up the role and responsibilities as the head of the NCDC, considering his experience and level qualifications.

The new appointment comes after Chikwe Ihekweazu, the outgoing NCDC was appointed as an assistant Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in charge of health emergency intelligence.