The Kaduna State Government has ordered the closure of 13 schools vulnerable to bandits attacks.
The directive was given to proprietors of private schools by the Director-General, Quality Assurance Authority in the state’s Ministry of Education, Umma Ahmed on Monday.
“You are hereby advised to adhere to the contents of this letter as appropriate sanctions shall be meted out to schools that are found wanting for non-compliance, please,” he said.
The affected schools are Faith Academy, along Kachia Road adjacent to Jakaranda; Deeper Life Academy, Maraban Rido; ECWA Secondary school, Ungwar Maje; Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi; St. Peters Minor Seminary, Katari; Prelude Secondary School, Kujama; Ibiso Secondary School, Tashar Iche; Tulip International (Boys) School and Tulip international (Girls) School.
Also marked for closure are: Goodnews Secondary School, St. Augustine, Kujama, Comprehensive Development Institution (CDI), Tudun Mare and Adventist College, Kujama.
This comes after the mass abduction of students by armed bandits at Bethel Baptist Secondary School on Monday at Kujama in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.