Following rape reports amongst Secondary School students and cases of Kidnapping, the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode has given an order for all vacation classes to stop for the rest of the year.
A memo was sent by the State Government to all permanent secretaries, tutors-general of the six educational districts in the state in regard to the security situation in the State and threats from kidnappers.
A source who confirmed the report said: “The state government took the measure in order to find a holistic solution to the recent cases of kidnapping and rape in public schools. “To this end, government representatives will be meeting with stakeholders during the vacation period to deliberate and find a lasting solution to the ugly trend, especially with those schools in the riverine areas, once and for all.”
The State Government is introducing different measures during the period of vacation to prevent any negative situation that may occur in the State public schools.