Lagos state govt yet to decide on reopening of Dowen College

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Lagos state govt yet to decide on reopening of Dowen College

The Lagos State Government is yet to decide on the reopening of Dowen College, Lekki, which was shut down following the death of Sylvester Oromoni, 12, allegedly as a result of being manhandled by some fellow students.

The social media was abuzz yesterday night following a statement credited to the Ministry of Education that the state government had decided to reopen the school on some conditions.

However, a statement by the Assistant Director, Public Affairs, Ministry of Education, Mr Ganiu Lawal, said the media should wait for the final position of the government on the matter.

The statement, posted on the social media platform of the ministry through which it interacts with its media partners read, “Dear Colleagues, Following the press release just issued by the Ministry. We kindly request that you disregard and step down as a new development will be issued soon.

“Any inconvenience regretted.”

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