Contrary to the rumours making rounds that the state government instructed all model colleges in the state to shut down over alleged threat by an unnamed kidnap gang, the Lagos State Government through the Lagos State Ministry of Education on Tuesday, July 11 2017 dispelled rumours circulating of an alleged emergency instruction by the government to the effect that models schools in the state should hurriedly wind up for the term due to security threats.
Unconfirmed rumours were rife that the state government had instructed all model colleges in the state to shut down over alleged threat by an unnamed kidnap gang to unleash terror on students and staff of model colleges.
Reacting to it, the Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Ministry of Education, Segun Ogundeji said there was no such threat or panic withdrawal of students from schools. He described the alleged threat as mischievous, urged the parents and guardians not to panic as school term would end soon.
You will be recall that a similar rumour of two letters of the same content to the Lagos State Model College, Kankon, Badagry by kidnappers who threatened to abduct pupils and staff members of the school.
Source: Independent News