Parents Panic as Schools Reopen Amid COVID-19 Second Wave.
Most of the parents who sent their children to private and public schools are in fear as a result of the increasing number of coronavirus cases.
This comes as the second wave of the virus kicks off. Schools in Lagos state have been ordered to reopen today by the government.
The federal government fixed today January 18 for reopening of schools across the country, even as it continues to deal with the second wave of COVID-19.
The Lagos State Ministry of Education on Sunday, issued a statement on the plan to monitor resumption and compliance with COVID-19 protocols.
Director of Public Affairs, Lagos State Ministry of Education, Kayode Abayomi, has already said the Commissioner of Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, will visit schools in Agege, Igando, Surulere and Ikeja.
Abayomi said in a statement:
“In a bid to monitor schools’ resumption and the COVID-19 protocol guidelines compliance, the Commissioner for Education will be visiting some schools around Agege Axis as early as 7.30 am tomorrow. Places like Surulere, Ikeja, Agege and Igando will be covered,”
Although students of both public and private schools could be seen leaving home on Monday morning, most parents and guardians have chosen to keep their wards back.