Incessant kidnapping: Kano state government orders closure of boarding schools

The Kano State Government has closed 10 boarding schools, as a result of incessant abduction of students from boarding schools in northern states of Nigeria, a development which followed a thorough analysis and assessment of the abduction of boarding students during night hours.

Penpushing reports that, Commissioner for Education, Sanusi Kiru, made the announcement in an audio message sent to journalists on Friday evening, and listed the affected schools as include: Government Secondary School Ajingi, Government Girls Secondary School Sumaila, Government Girls Secondary School Jogana, Government Girls Secondary School Gezawa and Government Secondary School Kafin Maiyaki.

The others are Maitama Sule Science Secondary School Gaya, Government Girls Unity School Kachako, Government Girls Secondary School Kunchi, Government Unity College Karaye and Government Girls Arabic College Albasu.

Penpushing further reports that, the commissioner in the repeated announcement after the abduction of 317 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Zamfara State, called on parents whose children are in the affected schools to go and pick them immediately.

Meanwhile, it is on record that northern parts of the country remained most affected by bandits’ attacks, and these have continued despite negotiations initiated by the governments with the bandits.

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