- Operators of Amajiri schools in Kaduna have been asked to vacate the state
- The call was made by Nasir El-Rufai, during the inauguration of the Kaduna State Child Protection and Welfare Committee
- The Kaduna governor also threatened to arrest those who did not heed his warning
It seems the end has come for the Almajiri system in Kaduna. This follows the threat against its operators by Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai.
El-Rufai urged those operating Almajiri schools in the state to relocate or face the wrath of his administration.
He disclosed this during the inauguration of the Kaduna State Child Protection and Welfare Committee on Tuesday, March 9, Punch reports.
“We are working on the Almajiri system and many people do not agree with what we are doing, but we are very confident and sure of the rightness of our actions.
”So, my message to all those that have almajiris in Kaduna State, you have a choice to relocate otherwise sooner or later we will get you.”
El-Rufai added that the new agency was set up to ensure that all social protection programmes are delivered in an integrated, inclusive and sustainable manner in the state.
He further said the social register must be used for programmes designed to assist the poor.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that to make Nigeria better, youths, corporate professionals and religious leaders have been asked to join active politics.
The call was made by the Kaduna state governor, who asked youths and others to contribute their quota and make the country work.
He disclosed this in Victoria Island in Lagos at ‘Radio Now’s Urgent Conversation’ with the theme, ‘The Fierce Urgency Of Now: Tactics And Strategies To Pull Nigeria From The Brink’.
Aanu Adegun is a politics and current affairs content editor at Legit.ng with over 7 years of experience in both digital and traditional media. A graduate of English Studies from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo state, Aanu started his journalism career as a features writer. Aanu, who is also a creative writer has written books and children magazines. He once anchored some specialised pages of a national newspaper. Aanu is also a satirist.