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Insecurity: Gov Fintiri orders indifinte closure of Adamawa schools

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Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has directed the closure of 30 boarding colleges throughout the State.

Fintiri gave the order following heightened insecurity considerations within the State and the younger age of the scholars.

He stated the order, which takes impact from September 6, 2021, would have an effect on 30 out of the state’s 34 boarding junior secondary colleges.

Fintiri’s directive was contained in a press release by the state’s Commissioner for Training and Human Capital Growth, Wilbina Jackson.

The assertion reads: “30 boarding junior secondary colleges out of the 34 colleges within the state, have been de-boarded with impact from September 6, 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 Women Junior Secondary College, Yola, Basic Murtala Mohammed Faculty, Yola, Particular College, Jada and Particular College, Mubi.

“This turns into crucial because of the current incessant safety challenges confronted by the nation and owing to college students’ tender age.”

The Governor stated college students of the affected colleges can be distributed to the closest public junior secondary colleges.

Colleges within the North have been subjected to assaults by bandits. A number of college students have been kidnapped and killed in some Northern states.

Final week, bandits had attacked a Secondary College in Maradun Native Authorities Space of Zamfara State.

An undisclosed variety of college students had been kidnapped through the assault.

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