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Lagos State Government Closes Schools Over End SARS Protest



The Lagos State Government has closed down schools in the State following the agitations that’s currently seen in the country as the youth have taken to the streets to protest against SARS and police brutalities.

A statement released today, Monday, October 19, the Head of Public Affairs, Ministry of Education, Kayode Abayomi stated that the schools have been closed due to the ongoing #EndSARS protest.

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The statement quoted the state Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, as saying that the schools were shut down over “tension generated by the anti-SARS protests.”

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The statement read in bits.

“The Lagos State Government has directed all pupils/students in public and private schools to stay at home following the tension generated by the anti-SARS protests.

“A new date of resumption for all classes will be announced as soon as possible.

The safety of the pupils/students, parents and all staff working in schools is paramount at this critical period”.

Source: AfricaCelebrities.Com