#EndSARS: Akeredolu Insists Schools To Remain Shut In Ondo

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Sunday, said that schools in the state will continue to remain shut as a result of the violent protest in the #Endsars campaign witnessed in the state.

Akeredolu noted that normalcy ought to return before pupils and students resume academic activities.

He stated this during a press briefing on Sunday.

Schools were billed to resume on October 19, having been shut since the outbreak of COVID-19 in March.

According to him, schools will shut following the social unrest of #EndSARS protests witnessed in the state and other parts of the country.

The governor maintained that the move  was made in the overall interest of the students.

He said: “Already, our children are billed to return to school after the disruption occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic. Having assessed the situation in the last few days, we are convinced beyond a reasonable doubt that our children must still remain at home for the time being.”

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