The Lagos State Government has said its official order for the temporary closure of one of the Chrisland Schools, affects only the Ikeja branch, and not all the schools operated by the owners.
This is seen in a statement obtained by Oyo News today, issued by the Lagos State Ministry of Education.
The statement said the clarification is necessary to address the anxiety of parents and members of the public on the erroneous claim that Chrisland High school defied the State Government order on its closure.
The statement read, “For the avoidance of doubt, only Chrisland High School Ikeja, where Whitney was a student until the unfortunate incident, remains closed as directed and the school authority has complied”.
“The regrettable death of Whitney, as reported, is undergoing investigation by the police and relevant agencies of the Lagos State Government. The findings of the investigation will be made public as soon as it is completed”.
“However, Chrisland High School, Ikeja, will remain temporarily closed to students and staff to allow unhindered investigations and afford all stakeholders including parents, students, staff, and friends of the deceased, time to grieve”.