Kano State Government has announced the immediate closure of four tertiary institutions in the state in addition to 12 boarding secondary schools that were shut down yesterday, following the latest spate of mass kidnapping of students in some Northern states.
The state commissioner of education, Mariya Bunkure, said in a statement today, February 27, that the government took the decision after observing the current situation of attacks on schools in neighbouring states.
Affected Institutions listed by Mariya Bunkere are RMK college of Advanced and Remedial Studies Tudun Wada; School of Environmental Studies, Gwarzo; School of Rural Technology and Entrepreneurship Development, ( SORTED), Rano, and ABCOAD, Dambatta.
The state government Gazette similarly listed the affected boarding secondary schools as Secondary School Ajingi; Government Girls boarding School Sumaila; Government Girls boarding School Jogana, and Government Girls boarding School Gezawa.
Others include Government Boys boarding School Kafin Maiyaki; Maitama Sule boarding School Gaya; Government Girls boarding School Kachako.