LASG to sanction private schools defying closure directive
The Lagos State Office of Education Quality Assurance (OEQA) has warned private school owners against inviting students to school, violating the directive of the State Government to shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as any school caught flouting this order would be sanctioned.
To ensure compliance, the Office of Education Quality Assurance Monitoring and Investigation team embarked on compliance monitoring exercise across the state simultaneously to ensure that schools adhere to this directive.
According to the Director-General, OEQA, Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, any school caught would be penalised and advised the public to reach them on email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org for further enquiries.
Also, Vice-Chancellor, Edo University Iyamho, Engr. Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor has announced the council’s approval to promote three of the institution’s staff to the rank of Professors during a virtual Senate meeting held recently.
In a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the institution, Barrister Betcher Ekhosuhun, the elevated staff are Dr. Simon Olufemi Abifarin of the Department of Public and International Law, Dr. David Umoru of the Department of Economics and Dr. Dawood Omolumen Egbefo of the Department of History & International Studies.
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