Insecurity: Kaduna State Shut Down Schools

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Richard Ginika Izuora

The Kaduna State Government has shut down 13 schools located in areas that have been identified as vulnerable to attacks by bandits.

This is coming after Monday’s attack on Bethel Baptist school in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, where scores of students were kidnapped.

The Director-General of Quality Assurance Authority of the state Ministry of Education, Umma Ahmed, in a statement said, “You are hereby advised to adhere to the contents of this letter as appropriate sanctions shall be meted out to schools that are found wanting for non-compliance, please,” .

The affected schools are Faith Academy, along Kachia Road adjacent to Jakaranda, Deeper Life Academy, Maraban Rido, ECWA Secondary school, Ungwar Maje, and Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi, St. Peters Minor Seminary, Katari; Prelude Secondary School, Kujama; Ibiso Secondary School, Tashar Iche; Tulip International (Boys) School; and Tulip international (Girls) School.

Others are Goodnews Secondary School, St. Augustine, Kujama; Comprehensive Development Institution (CDI), Tudun Mare; and Adventist College, Kujama.

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