All Chrisland Schools have been directed to resume activities by the Lagos State Government after it was recently shut down over an indecent saga involving immoral acts engaged by some students of the school.
The directive was issued by the Lagos State Commissioner of Education , Mrs Folasade Adefisayo on Saturday morning .
The school management suspended a female pupil over her involvement in an indecent act that was committed while students from the school embarked on a trip to Dubai to participate in the World School Games between March 10 and 13, 2022.
The government said the school’s Parent Teachers Association would be working on scheduled psychosocial support for the students involved in the immoral act.
The statement partly 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.
It was also contained in the statement that the schools were closed down for safety concerns and an opportunity to conduct thorough investigations and create measures to prevent such incidents in the future.
“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.”