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Ondo State Government seals 2 schools for violating COVID-19 rules

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By Tayo Odebiyi


The Ondo State Government has sealed two secondary schools in the state for violating COVID-19 protocols set by the state government for reopening of schools.


Salient Times report that the sealed schools are: CAC Grammar School, Ondo Road, Akure and Akure Academy, Oba- Ile in Akure North Local Government Area of the state.

The Permanent Secretary of the state Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Mr Akin Asaniyan, who confirmed this in Akure, the state capital said there was no single preparation from the schools in ensuring safety among students.

Hence, the schools were closed for not complying with all the COVID-19 protocols, he said.

Asaniyan also lamented that the pupils of the affected schools were seen roaming the streets, clearing bushes, and staying in an unclean environment.

He said, “There is no single preparation ( on the part of the affected schools) and the schools will remain sealed until basic things are put in place.

“This issue of COVID -19 is an unusual and strange trend and very dangerous issue which needed prompt attention because it involves lives.”