Abduction: Panic as Zamfara shuts down boarding schools
Zamfara State Government has closed down 10 boarding schools in the state to prevent possible abduction of students by bandits.
Speaking to journalists in a press conference on Tuesday, the Commissioner of Education, Dr. Ibrahim Abdullahi, said the schools would remain closed until the security improves.
The affected schools, according to Abdullahi, are Government Secondary Schools in Zurmi, GSS Birnin Magaji, (boarding), and G.A.S.S Zurmi (boarding), G.G.S.S Moriki (boarding). Science Secondary School Shinkafi (boarding), Science Secondary School, Dansadau (boarding) and Science Secondary School, Bukkuyum (boarding).
Others are G.D. S. S Nassarawa Mailayi (day), G.D.S.S Gusami (day), and G.D.S.S Gurbin Bore, (day).
Abdullahi said, “We will not want what happened in Katsina to happen in Zamfara State. Punch