​Oyo state governorAbiola, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has redirected the reopening of public schools from tomorrow, Monday 11th of July 2016.

The schools were shut down by the state government after the wanton destruction of properties by protesting students and teachers on June 6, 2016.

Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Toye Arulogun, disclosed this while addressing newsmen last night.

According to him, following several representations by the Parent Teachers Association, Community leaders, traditional rulers, prominent and well meaning Nigerians at home and abroad, the state government has decided to reopen the schools.

However, he noted that the 17 schools that participated in the violent demonstration are not to be re-opened along with others.

The affected schools are: Baptist Secondary School, Senior and Junior, Oke-Ado, Ibadan; Ansarudeen Secondary School, Liberty, Ibadan; Ansarudeen High School, Liberty, Ibadan; Ibadan Grammar School, Senior and Junior, Molete; Olubi Memorial Grammar School, Molete, Ibadan; St Luke Grammar School, Senior and Junior, Molete;  St Luke College, Molete and Yejide Girls Grammar School, Molete.

Others are; Methodist Grammar School, Senior and Junior Bodija; Methodist Secondary School, Bodija;  Oba Akinyele Memorial High School, Basorun, Idi-Ape; Ikolaba Grammar School, Agodi; Ikolaba Secondary School, Agodi; Ikolaba High School, Agodi; Lagelu Grammar School, Agugu; Okebadan High School, Oluyoro and Ibadan Boys High School, Okebola, Ibadan.

Arulogun noted said the affected schools will remain closed until the principals and managements of the schools submit written undertakings to the government to the effect that their students will not engage in nor be used for further violent acts.

CULLED FROM: thenationonlineng.net


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