Lagos Shuts All Schools Indefinitely Over Coronavirus

The Lagos State Government has announced the indefinite closure of all schools from Monday 23 March.

In a statement on Wednesday night, government said it is closing down all public and private schools, as part of the measures to curb the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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The closure of schools capped the various measures announced by the state after four more coronavirus cases were confirmed in the state, taking the state’s tally to seven.

The government announced earlier the banning of all religious gathering of over 50 people, after consultation with stakeholders. The ban will be for four weeks.

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Then some of the leading private schools announced closure, without waiting for government instruction to do so.

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The schools include Greensprings School, which has branches in Anthony, Ikoyi and Awoyaya; and Lagos Preparatory and Secondary School, Ikoyi.

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