By Edward Emmanuel C.
Following a progression of assaults on educators and security specialists in Ogun State as of late, the State government has guided 12 schools to continue on mandatory occasions from today (Tuesday) in front of the December 10 get-away date.
The State Commissioner for Education, Science, and Technology, Professor Abayomi Arigbabu, unveiled to our journalist in a phone visit in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
Arigbabu said that the schools were closed because of rough conflicts among the students and boisterous practices towards their educators.
He said the “obligatory occasion” which produced results from today (Tuesday), was intended to forestall the get-together of the students which could trigger any viciousness.
The Commissioner recorded the impacted schools labeled “problem areas” to incorporate, Egba High School, Asero High School, Itori Comprehensive High School, Itori, Ofada Community Comprehensive High School, Ofada, and Lafenwa High School, Lafenwa, Abeokuta.
Others are Egba-Owode Grammar School, Owode, Community Comprehensive High School, Ijoun, Unity High School, Kajola Iboro, Eyini Comprehensive High School, Iboro, Government Science and Technical College, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, Lisabi Grammar School, and Methodist High School, Arigbajo.
Arigbabu, nonetheless, said Zonal Education Officers (ZEOs) in the impacted zones have been coordinated to agree with the mandate of the Ministry.