The Lagos state government has asked students of the Ojodu grammar school to stay home till January following the closure of the school after the incident that occurred on Tuesday.
The Assistant Director of Public Affairs at the State Ministry of Education, Ganiu Lawal, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday. According to the statement, Governor Sanwo-Olu sympathizes with parents who lost their children in the incident that occurred on Tuesday.
“He understands that this is a difficult time for them, praying that the Lord will comfort them,” it said. “He empathizes with the parents and guardians of other students in the state health facilities, assuring them of the best medical attention.”
The Lagos state government confirmed that two students died on the spot while 12 others comprising seven girls and five boys sustained varying degrees of injuries. He stated that the government would be responsible for the medical expenses of all the students, the government also confirmed that some students who had slight injuries have been discharged.
The Commissioner for Education in Lagos, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, who visited the school on behalf of the governor, described the incident as quite unfortunate and devastating.
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