- Some boarding schools have been shut down by the Kano state government
- The shutting down was as a result of the recent abductions in some states near the state
- According to reports, the closed schools are situated at Ajingi, Sumaila, Jogana, Kafin Maiyaki, Gaya, among others
Following the recent attacks on secondary schools, the Kano government has taken steps to avoid such occurrences in the state.
As a result of this, the government ordered the closure of 10 boarding schools in the state.
This was disclosed by Muhammad Kiru, the state commissioner for education.
He said the decision became necessary as a result of the recent abduction of students from boarding schools in neighbouring states.
The closed schools are situated at Ajingi, Sumaila, Jogana, Kafin Maiyaki, Gaya, among other areas.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that in what will impress Nigerians, the police have commenced a coordinated search and rescue operation for students of government girls secondary school, Jangebe, Zamfara state.
To ensure that the mission is successful, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu ordered the immediate deployment of two (2) operational surveillance helicopters to the state.
The government send this in addition to the personnel of Operation Puff Adder II earlier deployed to the state.
In another report, Legit.ng had reported that reactions have been trailing the attempted and foiled arrest of a popular Yoruba activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, known as Sunday Igboho on social media.
The vehicles of the self-styled Yoruba youth leader on Friday, February 26, were reportedly stopped by operatives of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and the Department of State Security (DSS) along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
According to former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, the self-styled activist was said to be on "his way to see Baba Ayo Adebanjo", a Yoruba elder and one of the Afenifere leaders in Lagos.
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