Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has ordered the closure of three tertiary institutions in the state following a protest which turned violent in Ilesa.
GovernorOyetola condemning the incident said the closure was with immediate effect.
Osun government announced this in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Adeniyi Adesina.
The statement stated below:
“Following the unwarranted destruction of public property by irate members of the public in Ilesa, Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on Monday night ordered the closure of three higher institutions of learning.
The affected schools are Osun State College of Education, Ilesa, Osun State College of Health Technology, Ilesa, and Osun State College of Technology, Esa Oke.
The closure is with immediate effect, the government would not hesitate to take further drastic action, should the need arises in order to protect the lives and properties of the people.”
The State Governor assured residents of the state of safety, adding that the government is on top of the security situation in Ilesa and in all parts of the state.
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