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Bandit Attacks: Kaduna Govt orders immediate closure of 13 schools over insecurity

Bandit Attacks: Kaduna Govt orders immediate closure of 13 schools over insecurity 

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The Kaduna State Government has ordered the immediate closure of 13 schools located in areas that have been identified as vulnerable to attacks by bandits.

This follows Monday’s bandit’s attack on Bethel Baptist School in Chikun Local Government Area, where over 140 students were kidnaped.

The directive which was issued by the Director-General of Quality Assurance Authority in the state Ministry of Education, Umma Ahmed, to properties of private schools, said the closure is with immediate effect.

Ahmed listed the names of the affected schools to include Faith Academy, along Kachia Road adjacent to Jakaranda, Deeper Life Academy, Maraban Rido, Ecwa Secondary school, Ungwar Maje and Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi.

Others are, St. Peters Minor Seminary, Katari, Prelude Secondary School, Kujama, Ibiso Secondary school, Tashar Iche, Tulip Interational (Boys) School and Tulip international (Girls) School.

Also in the list are, Goodnews Secondary School, St. Augustine, Kujama, Comprehensive Development Institution (CDI), Tudun Mare and Adventist College, Kujama.

“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 statement added.


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