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Oyo state Governor, Engr, Seyi Makinde on Sunday directed schools in Ibadan, the state capital, to resume normal academic activities from Monday, 26th October 2020.
Makinde had last week Tuesday ordered the closure of the schools following the violence that erupted in some parts of the country over brutality of police.
He has, however, ordered the reopening of schools effective from tomorrow (Monday).
Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Barrister Olasunkanmi Olaleye, in a statement issued on Sunday, said the directive followed a review of the situation in Ibadan metropolis as earlier promised by the governor in a state broadcast.
Olasunkanmi added that some grievances of the End SARS protesters have been addressed.
“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.