The streets of Lagos yesterday got some stomping as pupils from kindergarten, nursery, primary and secondary schools in both private and public schools resumed from the three-week yuletide holidays and began a new term.
At one of the public schools complex in Agege, consisting Darocha, Ajegunle and Christ Apostolic Primary schools, pupils in their well-ironed uniforms marched excitedly to their classes happy to be reunited with their classmates.
Efforts to make one of the heads of the school comment on the resumption proved abortive, as he demanded a letter from the state government before he could speak with the press. However, some private schools visited held no inhibition to speak as they revealed their agenda for the new term.
A teacher at El-Peniel School, Ogba, Mr. ‘Shola Oyeleye, said he was enthusiastic about the resumption of the pupils. Oyeleye said the school’s focus to prepare the children for the future remains sacrosanct. Read more