Oyo government orders schools to resume May 5 for third term
NSCDC deploys 2,300 officers for Eid-el-Fitri
Oyo State government has announced May 5, 2022 as the resumption date for public and private schools in the state for third term of 2021/2022 academic session.
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Atere A.B., disclosed this in a statement yesterday. The circular maintained that the public holidays, including Workers Day and Eid-el-Fitri, had been put into consideration and embedded in the calendar as well.
Atere urged all heads of schools to obey the directive, adding that officials of the ministry will be deployed to enforce compliance.
MEANWHILE, the Oyo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) yesterday said it had deployed 2,300 officers for this year’s Eid-el-Fitri celebrations.
This was disclosed in a statement by the command’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), Oyindamola Okuneye. Okuneye quoted the State Commandant, Michael Adaralewa, as lauding the spirit of sacrifice and resilience displayed by the Muslim faithful in the state during the period of Ramadan.
Adaralewa urged the citizens to keep hope alive and celebrate moderately while felicitating with one another. The Commandant also enjoined the citizens to remain grateful to their Creator for the sustenance and unity of the country.