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Parties banned in Lagos public schools

27 January 2016, 07:48

Abuja - The Lagos Government has banned social gatherings at public schools across the state, Punch reports. 

Dr. Idiat Adebule, Deputy Governor, made the announcement on Tuesday at a press briefing revealing Government's plan for the state's education sector during the year.

During the briefing, Adebule stated that a definite stop will be put to school premises being allowed to be utilised for parties and social gatherings. He also warned that any person found in contravention of the order would be brought to justice.

Also read: Nigerian public universities and exploitative revenue policies

While revealing his plans for the education sector, Adebule disclosed a free meal project to be implemented by the state government in partnership with the Federal Government.

Obafela Bankole, Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, also revealed plans to introduce an "ibile tablet", to be distributed to pupils complete with the curriculum loaded onto it.

The plan is set to be rolled out to secondary schools between the second and third quarter of this year.

Read more at Punch

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