GOVERNOR Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has directed schools in Ibadan , the state capital , to resume academic activities today (Monday ).
The Commissioner for Education , Science and Technology in the state , Olasunkanmi Olaleye , gave the indication in a statement issued on Sunday.
The statement reads in part, “ Governor Seyi Makinde directed the closure of schools in Ibadan metropolis on Tuesday , October 20 , following the # EndSARS protests that rocked the state .
“ 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.”
Similarly , the Ogun State Government has ordered resumption of academic activities in both public and private schools in the state on Monday .
The state government had last week , declared all schools closed in the wake of rising tensions that followed nationwide protests.
The government said this through a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor , Kunle Somorin on Sunday .
The statement reads partly , “ This is to announce to the general public that all schools are to resume academic activities on Monday , 26 th October , 2020 .
“ With peace returned to all parts of the State after organisers suspended protests in the State , Government announces the resumption of academic activities in all schools across levels . ”