The lagos state government on Monday has shut the Redeemer’s Nursery and Primary School, Ogba, Lagos State.
Governor sanwo-olu’s Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, announced the shutdown on Monday in a statement forwarded to Journalists.
The school was shut after a five-year-old pupil drowned during a swimming lesson.
According to the commissioner, the school is yet to complete its registration.
During the training, Chidera and his colleagues were said to be playing at the tip of the pool when he slipped into it.
The commissioner said, “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.
“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.”