The condition of public schools is a major concern of the government of Lagos State in anticipation of the resumption of academic activities after COVID-19.
To this end, the Government ensures that the public schools are in top condition.
As part of its efforts to achieve this, the government led by Babajide Sanwo-Olu has begun consultations with relevant stakeholders and inspection of the public schools.
To this end, the State Education Commissioner of Lagos, Mrs Folashade Ade Fisayo, Oba (Dr.) Babatunde Olaogun Ogunlaja JP, Olu Epe and Oloja of Epeland paid a courtesy visit. The Aladeshonyin and supreme ruler of the kingdom Odo Nofofija in his palace.
The Commissioner explained the reason for her visit to Epe by saying that she wanted to inspect the condition of all state schools to find out what state they are currently in and what the environment is like for the re-admission of pupils.
“The government’s efforts are to ensure that everyone is ready to re-admit students after the outbreak of the COVID 19 pandemic,” she said.
Ms Ade Fisayo was accompanied during the courtesy visit by other government delegates, including Ms Aderemi Adebowale, SA, to the Governor for Civic Engagement and Dr. Ms Olufolayinmika Ayandele, TG/PS Education District III.
It should be recalled that the Government of Lagos State closed all schools in March to prevent the spread of the COVID 19 pandemic.
The State Government has continued to reaffirm its commitment to the safety of Lagosian students and has stated that schools will not resume until the safety of students can be guaranteed.