The Kano State Governor Abdullah Umar Ganduje has directed immediate closure of 10 boarding schools in the state against the wave of insecurity around public schools in the North.
The Governor’s directive came less than 24 hours after the abduction of another 317 female students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Talata Mafara local Government Area of Zamfara state Thursday evening.
Zamfara abduction hit the nation’s security architecture when the Kagara girls in Niger state are still in the den of their captive.
Making the announcement which was aired on local radio and monitored, Commissioner for education, Malam Mohammed Sanusi Kiru disclosed that government resolved to shut the public schools which are all located outskirt of the city to ensure safety of the students.
Some of the schools inude, Maitama Sule Science College, Gaya; Girls Secondary School, Kachacko; Government Secondary School, Ajingi and Government Secondary School, Sumaila.
Others include Government Secondary School, Albasu; Government Secondary School, Kafin Maiyaki; Government Girls Secondary School, Jogana; Government Girls Secondary School, Gezawa; Government Girls Secondary School, Kunci and Unity School, Karaye.