Ondo shut down schools over #ENDSARS protests
Public and Private schools in Ondo state have been ordered to shut down till further notice by the government, due to the tension generated by the #ENDSARS protests.
The state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu stated that the closure will be effective from Wednesday, October 21. According to him, the move is because of the nationwide protest and the need to ensure safety of students and staffs.
Aketi also appealed to his state’s residents to comply with the directive.
The statement read,
“I have directed that all schools that resumed on Monday 19th October 2020 are closed for the meantime from tomorrow 21st October 2020 because of the engulfing nationwide protest and the need to ensure safety of our students and staff.
Parents and the public are to note this directive and all schools are to comply. Any inconvenience is regretted, while the State Government would ensure resumption of our schools as soon as possible.”
Written by Kartia Velino