Kano State shuts 17th school, a boarding primary school, because of insecurity

The Kano government shut Harbau Tsangaya Model Boarding Primary School in Tsanyawa local government area of the on Tuesday because of insecurity.

Aminu Turaki, Public Relations Officer, Kano Qur’an and Islamiyyah Schools Board, said statement that the shutting of the school was of effect.

He called on parents and guardians to pick their wards or children from the school as soon as .

The News Agency of (NAN) that the government also shut 12 boarding secondary schools and four tertiary institutions in the last weekend for the same .

Turaki said that the school’s reopening would be communicated to parents and guardians later.

He said that the decision to close the schools was to ensure the safety of students following the recent abduction of some boarding students in Zamfara and Niger.

Turaki notes that of the schools are located on borders while some are on highways where students could be easily kidnapped. (NAN)