Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Oyo state chapter, has demanded for unconditional return of schools to original owners while appealing to the state government to dialogue with Labour in resolving current tension in the state.
Chairman of Oyo state CAN, Pastor Benjamin Akanmu stated this in a press briefing while reading out a communique at the end of an emergency meeting.
Pastor Akanmu noted that researches have shown that only meaningful partnership would improve the quality of education in the state.
CAN also expressed concern over the plight of workers in the state, especially the six months arrears owed workers and urged government to reach a peaceful accord with workers.
CAN also assured government and the public that the church would willingly participate in development of schools in the state.