The Permanent Secretary in the Lagos State Ministry of Education, Mrs. Olabisi Ariyo has assured the former owners of Metropolitan and Isolo Secondary Schools in Lagos that the process of returning their schools to them is being properly looked into.
Ariyo gave the assurance on Monday, 21st September, 2015, in Lagos while addressing the former owner of the school, Mrs. Roseline Ololo who led a protest to the Alausa Secretariat seat of government.
The Permanent Secretary noted that the process has been delayed due to the internal family squabbling within the family but implored them to exercise some patience stressing that processes are been followed normally in returning schools to former owners.
Mrs. Ariyo said that government is already looking into the issue of Mrs. Ololo assuring that the process would be fast-tracked in order to ensure amicable solution to the issue at hand.
She said that government will accord justice and fairness to Lagosians regardless of their religious or ethnic background adding that government is mindful of the age and health of the proprietress and will do everything possible to be fair.
She appealed to the protesting youths to be peaceful as government will leave no stone unturned to address the issue.