EndSARs protest: Lagos shut all schools


The Lagos government have ordered the closure of all schools in the state effective from tomorrow, Tuesday as a result of the ongoing EndSARs protest.

The protest, which entered the thirteenth day on Monday as usual disrupted activities and caused wide gridlocks with the State Secretariat picketed by the protesters.

Policemen attached to Rapid Response Squad, RRS, were attacked by hoodlums posing as protesters.

The state’s Head of Public Affairs, Ministry of Education, Kayode Abayomi, conveyed the closure of the schools indefinitely by Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu in a statement he released and titled, ‘Lagos directs students to stay at home’.

It reads in part, “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.”

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

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