In the late hours of today, the Lagos State Governor declares September 14 for the re-opening of universities.
Since March 22nd, all schools, workplaces, social and religious bodies has been on complete lockdown.
Although, the lockdown has now been gradually lifted with various safety precautions put it place; like the enforcement of a nose cover and use of hand sanitizer.
Governor Sanwo-Olu while giving a regular update on the State’s COVID-19 bearing, he said;
“This decision is not cast in stone and is subject to review of our ongoing modeling and what procedure comes out from the Ministry of Health,”
He made mention of Primary and Secondary Schools re-opening on the 21st of September.
However, he stated that all clubs, bars, beaches, cinemas, and event centers should remain closed until a review is carried out later in September that would determine if social spaces would be opened.
During his brief, he explained the reason for taking a step towards the re-opening of schools, he states that the daily recorded cases of Covid-19 has reached its peak, therefore new cases have started to reduce on a steady rate.