Jangebe Abduction: Ganduje shuts down 10 boarding schools
Iexclusive News Nigeria reports that Gov Ganduje has ordered the closure of ten boarding schools in the state.
Over frequent abduction of school children in the Northern part of the country.
The order for the closure of boarding schools in the state is coming following the Jangebe Abduction of over 300 female boarders by bandits in Zamfara State.
A statement released by the state Commissioner of Education Muhammad Sunusi Kiru.
listed the affected schools as;
Girls Secondary School at Sumaila
Girls Secondary School Jogana
Girls Secondary School Gezawa,
Government Secondary School, Kafin Maiyaki (Male),
Maitama Sule Secondary School, Gaya
Girls Secondary School Kachako
Girls Secondary School, Kunchi
Unity College Karaye
Girls Arabic College Albasu
Girls Secondary School Tudun Wada and Danzabuwa.
The Education Commissioner said the closure became necessary due to the rising number of abductions of school children in neighboring states.
The closed schools are situated at Ajingi, Sumaila, Jogana, Kafinmaiyaki, Gaya, among others.
Muhammad Kiru noted that the order takes effect immediately.
He called on parents to evacuate their wards from affected schools without delay.