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Osun PDP appeals to Aregbesola over school uniforms

Osun State chap­ter of the Peo­ples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Governor Rauf Areg­besola to look into the plight of the newly admitted high school students in the state, who have not been able to get the common uniforms introduced by his adminis­tration.

The PDP said its investiga­tions revealed that clothing for high school uniforms was not available in the state and the majority of the new students, who had not got the uniforms, were being daily locked out of school promises.

The party accused Aregbe­sola of making the students to suffer unjustly because of his ‘obnoxious’ education policy, stressing that this “should be source of worry and concern to any government that is not on prolonged leave.” It advised the government to either reverse the common uniforms for all public schools’ policy or make the uniforms available “even if parents will have to pay more than about N2,000 per one that is being charged now.”

In a statement issued yester­day by the Osun PDP spokes­person, Prince Diran Odeyemi, copies of which were made available to newsmen, the party also observed that since stu­dents resumed for 2014/2015 academic session, textbooks had not been made available to them, while “over hyped, error-filled Opon Imo tablet of knowledge have been with­drawn from schools.

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