Lagos State Government Sets Tax Clearance and Six Years Age Minimum As Requirements For Enrolment Into Public Primary Schools


The Lagos State Government has announced that only children who reach the age six would be enrolled into public primary schools. Children who wish to go to Lagos State public primary schools and are below the age of six are further advised to wait till the next academic session.

Furthermore, children who make the age requirement are also required to submit the tax clearance of their parents, who must be card-carrying residents of Lagos State.

This was announced by Mr. Wahab Alawiye-King, the Executive Chairman of the State’s Universal Basic Education Board who also stated that enrollment of pupils is at no cost to parents/guardians.

Stating that late registration will not be considered, Mr. Wahab Alawiye-King further stated that parents or guardians must have to come along with their children\wards to be registered to the registration centres during the collection of application form and submission of same.

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