#EndSARs: Lagos considers shutting all schools for students’ safety

The Lagos State government is considering to close down all schools again.

The consideration is for both public and private schools from primary to tertiary levels and for the safety of both the students and school workers.

The Head of Public Affairs unit of the state’s miniatry of education, Mr Kayode Abayomi, confirmed this to Tribune Online in an exclusive interview on Monday evening.

He said the idea was conceived by the state’s ministry of education and already sold to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for consideration and approval.

He said the closure would start the moment the approval is given.

“So, we are waiting for Mr governor for approval,” he pointed out.

He explained that the ministry would not want to put the lives of students and school workers in danger.

He said the dimension of the #EndSARs protest especially in the state as it is becoming more intense each day warranted the move.

He said if the approval is given, the students would be home until normalcy return to the state and the country by extension.


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