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Deaths: Ajimobi Orders Suspension Of Training Programme



Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has ordered the suspension of the ongoing capacity building workshop for members of the state’s School Governing Boards in honour of the four participants and a commercial bus driver who died in an accident on Oyo-Ogbomoso road last Wednesday.

The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Professor Adeniyi Olowofela disclosed the governor’s directive, in a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan, yesterday.

The deceased, three of whom were secondary school principals, an account officer and the driver of a commercial bus conveying them died in the accident, while six others who sustained injuries are receiving treatment at the Bowen University Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso.

They were returning to Ogbomoso after attending a workshop organized for members of the SGB by Centre for Organizational and Professional Ethics (COPE), in conjunction with the state ministry of education, science and technology, in Oyo township, when the incident occurred.

Following the governor’s directive, the commissioner said that the training scheduled for Ibarapa/Kajola and Saki/Irepo Zones earlier scheduled for January 25 and 26, had been suspended until further notice.



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