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Hope on Horizon? Lagos Reopens Chrisland School for Term Classes

Hope on Horizon? Lagos Reopens Chrisland School for Term Classes

This occurs shortly after the Parents Teachers Association of the school urged the state government to stop the school’s (chrisland) ongoing closures in the interest of the more than 500 pupils who are “being punished.”

Recall that Whitney Adeniran, a 12-year-old girl, was killed, and the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, had directed that the school be closed so that the reason for her death could be properly investigated.

Adeniran her away at the Agege Stadium while participating in a school inter-house sporting event. She reportedly slumped and was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The shutdown of chrisland school, according to the governor through the Ministry of Education, would allow for a thorough investigation and provide all parties involved, including the parents, students, and employees.,

The governor said, via the Ministry of Education, that closing the school (chrisland) would guarantee an impartial investigation and give everyone involved—parents, kids, teachers, and staff—time to grieve.


In order to determine the cause of the child’s death, a coroner’s inquest was called by the Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, according to Sanwo-Olu.

Chrisland PTA requested governor Sanwo-Olu to reopen chrisland school so that the children may resume their studies in a statement that was acquired by this writer on the evening of Monday, March 27, 2023. They were frustrated by the school’s prolonged closure.

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In particular, those who “have terminal tests as well as other external and foreign examinations to write in the next days/weeks” will be harmed by the ongoing closures, the parents bemoaned, endangering the educational paths of the “innocent youngsters.”

In contrast, the ministry has now given permission for students in terminal classes to access the Opebi branch of the school, according to a statement made by the state commissioner for education, Folasade Adefisayo, on Monday evening.


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