Schools in Osun State have been asked to revert to former names before their rebranding by Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola in 2013, Minister of Interior and former Osun State governor.
The Coordinating Director of the state Ministry of Education, Taiwo Adeagbo, gave the directive in a circular addressed to principals, head teachers of elementary schools, inspectors of education and zonal inspectors of education.
Adeagbo directed the officials to comply with the directive immediately.
“Recall that at the policy review roundtable summit on some extant policies in Education Sector held between 20 and 21 of February 2020, His Excellency, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola approved that Schools should revert to their pre-reclassification names and nomenclatures,” the circular read.
The administration of Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola had set up a committee led by Olu Aina, a professor, to review education policies of the past administration.
The panel was set up after a clamour for the policy reviews by educationists, school administrators, missionaries and school owners.
It made 26 recommendations among which were the reversal of the single school uniform, reclassification of the public school system and the abolition of single-sex schools.