#EndSARS: Lagos govt orders students to stay at home

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The ongoing #EndSARS protest in Lagos State has forced the state government to stop schooling activities in the state.

The state governor, Mr Babajide  Sanwo-Olu directed all students in public and private schools to stay at home from October 20, 2020, Tuesday.

While announcing the development, the state Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, said Governor Sanwo-Olu directed schools to close in the state with immediate effect.

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Adefisayo, said “the safety of the students, parents and all staff working in schools is paramount at this critical period.”

She implored parents to monitor their children and not allow them to be used as willing tools in the hands of those who might want to hijack the #EndSARS protests to unleash mayhem society.

The commissioner also enjoined schools to utilize other means of distance teaching and learning such as radio, television and online media as they have been doing during and post the recent COVID-19 lockdown.

She added that resumption date would be communicated later.

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