The Osun State Government on Thursday ordered closure of lfeoluwa Co Educational Grammar School Osogbo until further notice.
A statement on Thursday signed by CK Olaniyan, the Coordinating Director of State Ministry of Education, revealed.
It stated that the closure is to prevent breakdown of law and order occasioned by the invasion of the School by hoodlums and cultists masquerading as students.
According to the statement, “This is to inform the general public especially parents,guardians and students of lfeoluwa Co educational Grammar School Osogbo, that the Honourable Commissioner for Education has directed that the School be closed down temporarily until further notice. This step is necessary to prevent breakdown of law and order occasioned by the invasion of the School by hoodlums and cultists masquerading as students. Parents and guardians are advised to keep their wards at home while the closure lasts.
“The Ministry is working round the clock to ensure that the hoodlums are arrested and prosecuted accordingly.”
Speaking with our correspondent in a phone interview, Osun State Commissioner for Education, Mr Folorunsho Bamisayemi said the statement is true.
‘Yes. It is true,” he said.