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Adamawa Governor, Fintiri Orders Indefinite Discontinuation Of 30 Boarding Schools Over Fear Of Bandits




The Adamawa State governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, has ordered the closure of 30 boarding colleges within the state, as a consequence of safety considerations.

A press release from the Commissioner of Schooling and Human Capital Improvement, Wilbina Jackson, acknowledged that the closure, which takes impact from September 6, 2021, will have an effect on 30 out of the 34 boarding (junior) secondary colleges within the state.

The assertion additional revealed that the transfer was a proactive measure to make sure the protection of the scholars in view of the rampant abduction of college college students in northern Nigeria.

The 4 colleges exempted by the order are Authorities Ladies Junior Secondary Faculty, Yola; Common Murtala Mohammed School, Yola; Particular Faculty, Jada and Particular Faculty, Mubi. 

“The Hon. Commissioner, Ministry of Schooling and Human Capital Improvement, needs to announce that 30 boarding junior secondary colleges out of the 34 colleges within the state, have been de-boarded with impact from sixth September, 2021. From now henceforth, all of the 30 authorities junior secondary colleges at the moment are day colleges.

“The remaining 4 that aren’t affected are Authorities Ladies Junior Secondary Faculty, Yola, Common Murtala Mohammed School, Yola, Particular Faculty, Jada and Particular Faculty, Mubi.

“This turns into crucial because of the current incessant safety challenges confronted by the nation and owing to college students’ tender age, therefore the necessity for them to check beneath the care of their mother and father.

“All college students from the affected colleges are to be positioned to the closest public junior secondary colleges inside their catchment or domicile areas.

“Stakeholders, PTA (Mother or father-Trainer Affiliation), ANCOPS (All Nigeria Convention of Principals of Public Faculties) and others are to make sure compliance with this authorities coverage,” the assertion learn partly. 

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