Makinde Directs Reopening of Schools in Ibadan

Schools in the Oyo state capital, Ibadan have been directed to resume normal academic activities from Monday, October 26, 2020. The Governor of the state, Seyi Makinde gave the directive on sunday.

This was made known in a press statement on Sunday by the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Olasunkanmi Olaleye titled ‘Oyo reopens schools in Ibadan after #EndSARS protests’.

“His Excellency, Governor Seyi Makinde, directed the closure of schools in Ibadan metropolis on Tuesday, 20th of October, 2020, following the #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, Governor Makinde, appreciates the youths who have been cooperating with security operatives to maintain peace, while assuring them that their demands are being addressed.”

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