BREAKING: Oyo State Reopens Schools After #EndSARS Protests

BREAKING: Oyo State Reopens Schools After #EndSARS Protests 2
Governor Seyi Makinde

The Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde has directed Schools in Ibadan to resume normal academic activities from tomorrow, Monday 26th, October, 2020.

The Honourable Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Barr. Olasunkanmi Olaleye, who made this known in a statement issued on Sunday and made available to Mouthpiece NGR, said that the directive followed a review of the situation in Ibadan metropolis as earlier promised by the governor in a state broadcast.

The statement reads: “His Excellency, Governor Seyi Makinde directed the closure of schools in Ibadan metropolis on Tuesday, 20th of October, in the wake of #Endsars protests that rocked the state.

“His Excellency, had in a message to the people of Oyo State stated that the situation will be reviewed on Friday 23rd October 2020.

“Following a review of the situation as earlier promised, the state government is happy to observe that normalcy has returned to the state in the aftermath of the protests.

“His Excellency, the Governor appreciates the youths who have been cooperating with security operatives to maintain peace, while assuring them that their demands are being addressed.” the statement concluded.

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