The Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has ordered the closure of all private and non-private colleges within the state.
In a terse assertion by the state Commissioner for Schooling, Sanusi Kiru, the state authorities didn’t give causes for the choice.
“His Excellency, The Government Governor of Kano State has authorized the closure of all private and non-private colleges within the state with speedy impact.
“Dad and mom whose kids are in boarding colleges are to additionally prepare and convey their kids/wards again dwelling from tomorrow, Wednesday, sixteenth December, 2020.
“All inconveniences are regretted,” the assertion added.
We reviews that as escalation within the instances of COVID-19 infections within the nation forces some states to close down colleges, resurgence of abduction and banditry forces others to take the choice.
Within the wake of mass abductions of schoolboys in Kankara, the Katsina State Authorities shut all boarding colleges within the state, whereas the Zamfara State Authorities, which shares borders with Katsina, took an analogous choice to forestall recurrence of the Kankara incident.
On the spike in coronavirus instances, the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has shut down colleges within the state, following reported resurgence of COVID-19 infections within the state.