By Damisi Ojo, Akure
Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Saturday directed public Primary and Secondary Schools submerged in the floods to proceed on three- week holiday beginning from Monday.
The emergency holiday was declared as a result of the flash floods that affect most flood-prone communities especially riverine areas of the state.
This development would forestall possible attendant incidents that may likely affect lives of vulnerable pupils in those areas as a result of the floods.
It is also aimed at protecting valuables from avoidable destruction.
A statement by the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo, urged Head Teachers and Principals to enforce the directive and ensure that all perishable educational materials are evacuated
Author: Oamen Eromosele