By Noah Odekola | Lagos
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved e-portal to be utilised by Students of Tertiary Institutions in the State.
This was according to a statement posted on the twitter handle of the Lagos state government on Saturday, 25th April, 2020.
According to the State Seven (7) Tertiary Institution in the State are to benefit from the platform.
The statementread: “Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved special e-portals that will allow Lagos State tertiary institutions commence online lectures as part of measures to reduce the impact of Coronavirus on education
“The seven schools that will benefit from the initiative are: Lagos State University (LASU), Lagos State Polytechnic, Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education
“Others are Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM), Lagos College of Health Technology and Lagos State College of Nursing and Midwifery
“The Lagos State Governor approved the virtual classes to ensure physical distancing among students and their lecturers. The move will also help in the maintenance of the State’s tertiary academic calendar despite the COVID-19 pandemic.”
The Lagos State Government however urged all students in the state to maximise the use of the platform.
“All students should maximise the unique opportunity to keep themselves engaged while the lockdown arising from the pandemic lasts.”