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Oyo reopens schools Monday




The Oyo State Governor , Seyi Makinde , has directed schools in Ibadan , the state capital, to resume normal academic activities from Monday , October 26 , 2020 .
This was contained in a press statement on Sunday by the Commissioner for Education , Science and Technology , Olasunkanmi Olaleye .
The statement was titled ‘ Oyo reopens schools in Ibadan after # EndSARS protests ’ .
The statement quoted the governor as saying the reopening followed a review of the situation in Ibadan metropolis .
The statement read, “ His Excellency , Governor Seyi Makinde , directed the closure of schools in Ibadan metropolis on Tuesday , 20 th 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 , 23 rd 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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