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Oyo: Makinde Orders Reopening of Schools In Ibadan




Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has directed schools in Ibadan, the state capital, to resume normal academic activities from Monday.

This was made known in a statement on Sunday by the Oyo State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Olasunkanmi Olaleye.

According to Makinde, the latest directive followed a review of the security situation in Ibadan metropolis.

The Oyo governor thanked youths for cooperating with security operatives to maintain peace.

“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,” the statement reads.

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.”

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