Insecurity: Kaduna closes 13 vulnerable schools
By John Shiklam
The Kaduna State Schools Quality Assurance Authority announced the closure of 13 vulnerable private schools in the local government area of ââChikun, state.
A letter dated July 5, 2021, addressed to school owners, ordered the schools to be closed immediately due to their vulnerability to insecurity.
The letter signed by the authority’s chief executive, Umma Anmed, said the decision to close the schools was taken at a meeting yesterday with the National Association of Private School Owners (NAPPS) and some key stakeholders following yesterday’s attack on Bethel Baptist High. School, Damishi.
The letter reads: âFollowing information reaching the authority on the threat to security at Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi, a meeting with the National Association of Private School Owners (NAPPS) and some key stakeholders was held on Monday July 5. , 2021 with the resolution that the following schools should close as of Monday July 5, 2021 – Faith Academy, along Kachia Road adjacent to Jakaranda, Deeper Life Academy, Maraban Rido;
Ecwa High School, Ungwar Maje; Baptist Bethel High School, Damishi; Petit SÃ©minaire Saint-Pierre, Katari and PrÃ©lude high school, Kujama â.
Other schools to be closed, according to the memo, include “Ibiso High School; Tashar Iche Tulip Interational School (boys); Tulip International School (girls); Goodnews High School; Saint Augustine, Kujama; Comprehensive Development Institution (CDI), Tudun Mare and Adventist College, Kujama â.
“You are hereby advised to abide by the contents of this letter, as appropriate penalties will be imposed on schools found to be in default for non-compliance, please.”