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The Lagos State Ministry of Education has shut the Redeemers Nursery and Primary School, Ogba.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by the state Commissioner for Education, Mrs Adefisayo on Monday July 4, 2022.
According to the statement, the school will remain closed, pending an administrative investigation of its operations and procedures as well as the conduct of its officials, in line with schools safety standards and guidelines.
“The investigation is sequel to the death of a five-year-old pupil, who is suspected to have drowned during a swimming lesson while in the custody of the school. The police are investigating the matter,” the statement read.
It added, “A preliminary probe by the Office of Education Quality Assurance of the Ministry has shown that the Redeemers Nursery and Primary School, Ogba, is yet to conclude its registration and is, therefore, not yet an approved school.
“The ministry is concerned about the safety of the pupils, hence the need for intervention. The school will remain closed until all the required approval processes are concluded. Parents are advised to note the closure and wait for the conclusion of the administrative investigation.”
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Akeem Alao trained as a language teacher. He graduated from Adeniran Ogunsanya college of Education where he studied English/Yoruba Languages and Ekiti State University where he obtained a degree in English Education.