In an attempt to protect students, staff members, and their school facilities, the Lagos state Commissioner of Police Hakeem Odumosu, has deployed policemen to secure both private and public boarding schools across the state.
The commissioner had a security meeting with all the fourteen Area Commanders in the state, Heads of Departments, and the Intelligence officers of the command, schools’ principals, and officials of the Ministry of Education at Adeyemi Bero Hall, Alausa Ikeja-Lagos, where he shared some security tips to push them into acting on the general security of schools in the state.
Others at the meeting include the Chairman Teaching Service Commission, Mrs. Elizabeth Ariyo, who was represented by Mr. Sulaiman Ajayi, the Permanent Secretary of, Ministry of Education, Mrs. Abosede Adelaja.
Mr. Lanre Omojola, the Director-General, Lagos State Safety Commission, the Chairman Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board, Hon Wahab Alawiye-King, and the Tutor General/ Permanent Secretaries from Districts 1 to 6 were also present.
The Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folashade Adefisoye, appreciated the command and other participants at the meeting for their time and support so far on the security of schools in the state. She encouraged them to put in their best to work with the police and other security agencies in the state.