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Lagos Unveils Second, Third Term Academic Calender

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The second term for the 2020/2021 academic calendar in Lagos State will run for 61 days.

This is due to the daily spike in the number of COVID-10 infections.

The decision was made known on Sunday, January 17, by the Office of the Education Quality Assurance (OEQA).

According to OEQA, the second term will run from January 18 to April, while mid term break is scheduled for March 4 and 5.

The state government also said there will also be two public holidays which are Good Friday on April 2 and Easter Monday on April 5.

Recall that the state on Friday, January 15, re-affirmed its earlier directive that all schools in the state, both public and private (below tertiary level), should resume on Monday, January 18, for the second term 2020/2021 academic session.

Kayode Abayomi, the Head of Public Affairs in the state’s Ministry of Education, said in a statement that the affirmation was made by the Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo.

The third term has been scheduled for May 4, while the term is to terminate on August 6.

Schools have been urged to take all the necessary safety protocols against COVID-19 with seriousness.

Lagos recorded 901 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday in what brought the total number of the state’s cases to 40,624

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