Written By Dedeigbo Ayodeji
Posted By Admin
Published By Fitness Network Communications
The Lagos State Government has shutdown Redeemers Nursery and Primary School in Ogba, Ikeja, following the death of a five-year-old pupil , Chidera Eze, within the school premises.
In a release issued by the Hon. Commissioner for Education Folasade Adefisayo read that”
” The Lagos State Ministry of Education has shut the Redeemers Nursery and Primary School, Ogba. She added that, ” The school will remain closed, pending an administrative investigation of its operations and procedures as well as the conduct of its officials – in line with schools’ safety standards and guidelines.
She Stated that,” The investigation is sequel to the death of a five-year-old pupil, who is suspected to have drowned during a swimming lesson while in the custody of the school. The police are investigating the matter.
“A preliminary probe by the Office of Education Quality Assurance of the Ministry has shown that the Redeemers Nursery and Primary School, Ogba, is yet to conclude its registration and is, therefore, not yet an approved school.
” The Ministry is concerned about the safety of the pupils, hence the need for intervention. The school will remain closed until all the required approval processes are concluded. Parents are advised to note the closure and wait for the conclusion of the administrative investigation. “She Concluded