Kano Govt Shuts Down 10 Boarding Schools Following Zamfara School Abduction


GandujeFollowing the abduction of over 300 schoolgirls in neighbouring Zamfara State, the Kano state government has ordered the immediate closure of 10 boarding schools located at the outskirt of the state.

A statement released by the state Commissioner of Education, Muhammad Sunusi Kiru, listed the affected schools as Girls Secondary School at Sumaila, Girls Secondary School Jogana, Girls Secondary School Gezawa, and Government Secondary School, Kafin Maiyaki (Male).

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Others are Maitama Sule Secondary School, Gaya; Girls Secondary School Kachako; Girls Secondary School, Kunchi; Unity College Karaye; Girls Arabic College Albasu; Girls Secondary School Tudun Wada and Danzabuwa.

The Commissioner stated;

This decision is part of our resolve to protect our children from any unforeseen circumstances.

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He urged parents to bear with the state government over the painful decision, saying it is for the good of the children, adding that schools will resume once the security situation is brought under control.

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