School heads, proprietors to meet in Lagos on students’ safety

School heads and proprietors in states across the South-West will converge in Lagos on Friday, as part of activities marking this year’s Advocacy Against Negligence in Schools (AANIS) summit, at the NECA Event Centre, Ikeja CBD, Alausa.

The theme for this year’s advocacy initiative, tagged AANIS 2016 Heads of Schools and Proprietors Summit, is ‘The imperative of safety in educational institutions.’

The Executive Director of AANIS, Idorenyin Toye – Arulogun, made this known on Tuesday, explaining that the programme was conceived as a platform for school heads, proprietors and other stakeholders to expand the conversation on critical issues that put children’s health and safety at risk while in school.

According to her, an educationist who is also the Director General of Quality Assurance in the Lagos Ministry of Education, Mrs Ronke Shoyombo; a healthcare industry consultant, Dr Gbenga Omonije; child protection specialist, Mr Taiwo Akinlami; Executive Director, Rely Supply Ltd, Mrs Fayo Williams and a legal practitioner, Managing Partner of First Chronicles LP, Mr Oluyinka Oyeniji, would speak at the summit.