The Lagos State Government will on Thursday, 4th September, 2014 hold a sensitization workshop for principals and head teachers of public primary and secondary schools as well as proprietors of private schools in the state on the deadly Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever (EHF) and the new school resumption date of Monday, 13th October, 2014.
The state Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye who stated this in Lagos on Wednesday, 3rd Septemeber, 2014, enjoined all affected stakeholders to converge on the Blue Roof at the Lagos Television premises on Thursday, 4th September, 2014, for the all important sensitization.
She noted that the workshop will also afford stakeholders the opportunity of adequately preparing for the resumption of academic exercise on Monday, 13th October, 2014 in view of the outbreak of the Ebola Virus in the country.
The sensitization workshop will be addressed by various professionals including Prof Bayo Onajole, Director of Communication/Social Mobilization at the Ebola Emergency Operation Center (EEOC); and Mrs. Omowunmi George, Deputy-Director, Health Education in the state Ministry of Health officials among others.
They will both talk on the Ebola Virus and demonstration of hand washing techniques among others important topics.