A year of wonder, that is what people refer this year as. Judging from their perspectives, it is not entirely wrong because of the incidents that unfolded this year.
From the long indefinite strike by Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASSU) which saw many students halt every school activities and remain at home.
Not a while ago it was called off due to certain agreement reached between the union and the Federal Government which saw some students return for academic sessions but to be interrupted by a deadly outbreak of Coronavirus disease often described as COVID-19 prompting the massive shutdown of schools and public institutions across the world.
The virus which had a drastic effect across the world forcing businesses and religious centers to halt their activities till further notice.
Nigeria which was affected by COVID-19 as well had another issue which was the protests and ASSU strike which left school activities and resumption in turmoil.
Though ongoing meetings are observed between ASSU and Federal Government but no known agreements have been reached to end the uncertainty ravaging school activities and resumption.
In a new development, the Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, gave a green light to private and public schools in Lagos State to reopen from Monday, November 2nd, 2020.
In a statement titled, ‘LASG approves reopening of schools from Monday’.
The statement which states that the Lagos State Government has approved the re-opening of schools for all classes in public and private schools across the State beginning from Monday, 2nd of November 2020 while boarders in public schools are to resume on Sunday, 1st of the same month.
Students were also advised to take their learning seriously and make up for the loss time.
What can you say about this new development and how is the situation in your area ?
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