Osun State Govt. Directs Public Schools to Revert to Old Uniforms

Osun State Public Schools Directs all Public Schools to Revert / Reverse to Old Uniforms, Drops Single Uniform Policy by Past Administration.

The Osun State Government, has stated that public schools in the state would return to their previous uniforms before the introduction of common uniform by former governor Rauf Aregbesola at the commencement of new academic session.

This was disclosed by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr Jamiu Olawumi, when he featured on a radio programme on Rave FM, Osogbo. He said new academic session would commence on November 9, 2020, and at the beginning of new academic calendar year, all public schools would return to their old uniforms.

Recall also that the state government has directed all public schools to equally revert to their old names. Olawumi said, “Reversal of the schools names will take place immediately, while the reversal to the old uniforms will commence on November 9, which is the start of the new academic session.”

Commenting on the preparation for the reopening of schools, Olawumi said measures that would prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic had been put in place.

The single uniform policy introduced by the Aregbesola administration at the commencement of 2013/2014 academic session saw all public primary and secondary schools pupils wearing the same uniform.