Insecurity: Kano orders closure of technical college

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

 

Kano State Government has directed the immediate closure of Bagauda Technical College.

Solacebase reports that the closure of the college was announced by the state Commissioner of Education, Malam Muhammad Sanusi Sa’id Kiru.

A statement issued on Monday by the ministry Public Relations Officer, Aliyu Yusuf said the closure was necessitated following a disturbing security report and the need to protect the lives of the students, teachers and other staff of the college.

Solacebase reports that about 34 boarding schools located outskirts of the metropolis have been closed due to the prevailing security situation around neighbouring states.

The statement, therefore, urged parents to immediately evacuate their children from the College and wait for further directives.

The Commissioner further used the opportunity to express appreciation of the state government to parent’s/ guardians for their unflinching support and cooperation on government’s policies and directives especially on security-related matters,’’ said the statement.