July 22, 2024

Lagos State govt orders reopening of Chrisland Schools


Lagos Government State government has ordered the reopening of Chrisland Schools.

All Chrisland Schools were closed down due to controversy surrounding an immoral behaviour committed by some of the school’s students.

This online platform believes that the Lagos State Commissioner of Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, made the announcement in a press statement released early Saturday morning.

On April 18, the state government shut down all Chrisland Schools in Lagos State.

When the unethical behaviour occurred, some students from an exclusive private school in Victoria Garden City were on their way to Dubai to compete in the World School Games between March 10 and 13, 2022.

Following the event, school officials placed a female student on indefinite suspension, claiming she was “a major actor” in an “immoral act.”

The government stated that the Parent Teachers Association at the school would be working on providing scheduled psychosocial help to the pupils who committed the immoral behaviour.

The statement read, “The Lagos State Ministry of Education has directed that all Chrisland Schools shut for alleged misconduct of some students in Dubai be reopened from Monday, April 25th, 2022.

“The directive follows a review of the ongoing administrative investigation into the incident. Besides, it is to ensure that students are not denied access to learning when the new term begins on Monday 25th April 2022.

“The State Government shut the schools for the safety of students and the staff and to ensure unhindered investigation of the incident.

“The Ministry of Education and other relevant agencies of the state, in conjunction with the school’s Parent Teachers Association, will be working on scheduled psychosocial support for the students.

“An extensive assessment of the school’s procedure, especially on external trips and excursions, is being made to identify safety gaps and prevent such incidents.

“Besides, the Ministry will launch the reviewed guidelines/protocols governing private and public schools across the state within the next one month.”

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