The Lagos Government on Monday enforced the use of Face Mask in Schools. Adding that
some of the regular school activities would suspend to encourage students adhere strictly to COVID-19 safety protocols.
Mrs Folashade Adefisayo, Lagos Commissioner for Education disclosed this during an impromptu Monitoring and sensitization visit to some schools to ensure strict compliance to COVID19 protocols.
According to the commissioner as quoted, it is better to be uncomfortable using face mask than died of COVID-19.
“It is true the find it uncomfortable. You are uncomfortable wearing face mask but it is better to be uncomfortable and be alive. So let’s cope with the discomfort.
“Let us reinforce the message insisting that no mask no entry. We saw children who are asked to leave the school this morning.
She further stated that some of the regular school activities like Morning Assembly, Sporting activities amongst others would be suspended.
“The school is about the relationship but for now under this unusual circumstance, let’s do the things we need to do. No Assembly so that we don’t all come into one place.
According to her, some schools have maintained safety protocols and then things like quality assurance.
“We are not going to leave schools alone. We will keep coming around, holding meetings, talking to them and keep encouraging them.
Some of the Schools visited this morning alone:
Sango Senior Secondary School Agege
Yewa Junior High School Agege
Dairy Farm Senior Secondary school, Agege
District Junior College Agege
Unity Junior College, Agege and among others.