Oyo schools close as #ENDSARS protests intensify

Most private and public schools in Oyo state did not open for academic activities on Tuesday morning.

Although the State Government has not made any official announcement for their closure, most private schools said the decision was necessitated by hardship students and pupils witnessed on account of the #EndSARS protest in major parts of the state on Monday.

They also said the safety and security of the children while the protests last informed the decision.

The Nation observed most schools, (especially private) opted to send the notice of closure late in the night in the form of advisory, citing the uncertainty of the protests going awry.

Some public schools, who solely depend on the State Government directives opened but students were just strolling.

Most of the teachers were said to have been trapped in traffic and unable to get to school.

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