Ganduje orders closure of more schools
Kano State Government Saturday directed immediate closure of four tertiary institutions, a day after 10 boardings were shut.
Ganduje had ordered the shutting down of 10 secondary boarding schools all located outskirt Kano city as urgent precaution against possible criminal attack in Kano.
A release signed by Commissioner for Higher Education in the state, Dr. Mariya Mahmoud Bunkure said students in the affected four institutions are expected to vacate their campuses with immediate effect.
The affected schools include: Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso College of Advanced and Remedial Studies, Tundun Wada School of Environmental Studies, Gwarzo; School of Rural Technology and Entrepreneurship Development, Rano and Audu Bako College of Agriculture ABCOAD, Dambatta.
The statement noted that a new date for reopening of the institutions will be communicated later.
The closure of schools in Kano was not unconnected to recent abduction of 317 female boarding students of Government Girls Secondary School in Jangebe, Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State.