The Commissioner for Home Affairs, Tourism and Culture, Honourable Sikiru Ayedun has said that the idea of same uniform for all students in the state of Osun is to ensure uniformity of purpose both in learning and character.
Ayedun made this clarification while featuring on a radio live programme at 105.5 Splash FM in Ibadan.
He said Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola took into cognizance both cultural and religion factors before embarking on school re-classification system in the state.
Ayedun reiterated the commitment of Aregbesola towards providing the free qualitative education for all the citizenry of the state. He recounted the horrible state the present administration met the education sector when they came on board in November 2010.
He therefore advised people not to misinterpret the good policy of the government in the re-classification of schools in the state. He also explained that the misunderstanding that came up at Baptist High School, Iwo was politically motivated and has been resolved.
He then appealed to people to support the reformation agenda of Ogbeni Aregbesola in the state.
Also featuring, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education in the state of Osun, Mr Lawrence Oyeniran said, the aim of re-grouping of students is to allow them enjoy the state-of-art school facilities which the government is providing in a conducive environment.
Oyeniran then cited Salvation Army Middle School, Alekuwodo, Osogbo and then advised students and parents to make use of the rare opportunity being provided by the present administration.