Edo State Government says it has rounded up with the reorganisation of administrative structures and verification of the students of Ihogbe College and Oba Akenzua Secondary School, both in Benin City.
Report revealed that both schools would soon reopen for regular academic activities.
Both schools were shut down in April by the then Acting Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu, due to continuous clashes amomg rival cult groups operating in the schools which put the lives of the staff and students in danger.
According to the Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, the reopening of the schools was made public on Thursday in a statement, noting that a number of changes had been made to restore normalcy to the schools.
“In the course of the reorganisation, we changed the administrative staff in the two schools. The principals have been changed and we now have a new team to ensure that the schools are set aright and the issues that led to the closure do not resurface,” Osagie stated.