The Lagos State Government has directed all schools to begin the 2022/2023 academic year on September 5, 2022.
A statement issued by the Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance of the state, Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, on Saturday and made available to The PUNCH stated this.
It noted that this was approved by the Commissioner for Education in the state, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo.
The statement partly read, “All schools below the tertiary level in Lagos State are mandated to resume for First Term on Monday, September 5, 2022, as stated in 2022/2023 Harmonised Academic Calendar as approved by the Honourable Commissioner for Education Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo.
“The academic calendar prioritizes standardized learning days and schools are to ensure strict compliance for the delivery of quality and sustainable education in Lagos State.
“Students and school-based staff are welcome back to school and are expected to adhere to health and safety protocols toward a productive school year.”
The statement added that the academic calendar could be downloaded from the Lagos Education Quality Assurance website.