- All schools in Ogun state have been granted the permission to reopen
- Kunle Somorin, a spokesperson to the Ogun state governor made the announcement
- According to Somorin, schools in the state were permitted to reopen because peace has returned to all parts of Ogun
The Ogun state government has announced that schools in the state can resume academic activities from Monday, October 26.
The announcement was made via Twitter by Kunle Somorin, a spokesperson to Governor Dapo Abiodun.
Somorin said the government decided to allow the resumption of schools after organisers suspended protests in the state.
He said with peace returned to all parts of the state, the government has no reservations, whatsoever in reopening schools.
The Ogun state government had declared all schools closed due to the tensions generated by protest against police brutality.
In another report, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said his government would need N1 trillion to rebuild Lagos state following the destruction of properties during recent protests.
The governor made this known when the speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, paid him a solidarity visit on Sunday, October 25, in his Marina office.
Sanwo-Olu said the state is in dilemma considering the massive destruction, but expressed the hope that Lagos will come back stronger.
Meanwhile, a report by This Day indicated that some suspected hoodlums attacked and looted the warehouses belonging to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Jabi Daki Biu, Abuja.
According to the newspaper, the hoodlums also looted private warehouses in the Idu Industrial Layout, Abuja.
The warehouses were reportedly stocked with food items.
In another incident, looters in Osun state have been given 72 hours ultimatum to return all stolen property or face the consequences of the law.
The Osun state governor, Ggboyega Oyetola issued the ultimatum on Saturday, October 24, after assessing the extent of damage perpetrated by looters in the state.
The governor described the conduct of looters as stealing of the highest order
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